Once you’ve experienced the city’s enchanting historical ambience and seen the mighty Kaiserburg, you’ll never forget them. The beautiful Old Town, which is the epitome of medieval charm, is nestled at the foot of the castle. It’s home to historical buildings, spectacular churches, one of Germany’s largest pedestrian areas and the traditional Hauptmarkt. But Nuremberg is more than just a melting pot of cultural highlights. Bavaria’s second-largest city also offers a wealth of culinary delights, so why not stop off at one of the traditional Bratwursthäuser (sausage restaurants) and try a “3 im Weckla” (Nuremberg grilled sausages in a roll)?

Facts

Population

505 000

Currency

1 euro/€ = 100 cents

Opening hours

Large shops and department stores are open between 9.30 a.m. and 8 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. All shops, with the exception of small souvenir shops, are closed on Sunday.

Newspapers

Nürnberger Nachrichten Nürnberger Zeitung

Tourist information

Address: Königstrasse 93, opposite the main railway station, tel: +49 911 / 2336–0, Address: Hauptmarkt 18 (central market), tel:+49 911 / 2336-0, e-mail: tourismus@nuernberg.de

Travel to Nuremberg

Book your flights to Nuremberg and explore the city known for playing a pivotal role in advancing the fields of science and mechanics. This city has a lot to offer; whether you are museum and arts lover, want to take a look back at the time of the Nazis, or prefer to sightsee, Nuremberg has something for everyone.

Top 5 Things To Do in Nuremberg

  • Visit the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds. The permanent exhibition offers artefacts and information exploring Nazi activities and the impact on the city and surrounding areas
  • See the animals at the Nuremberg Zoo, the largest zoo in the country. Two of the most exciting exhibits are the polar bears and the dolphin show
  • Take a stroll around the fairytale Nuremberg Castle, with picturesque grounds and guided tours on the castles history this will please the entire family.
  • Visit the Nuremberg Toy Museum nestled in the heart of Old Town. Toy making in Nuremberg dates back centuries and is most known for traditional doll making. Within the permanent museum’s exhibits are numerous collections of dolls showing design and construction progression over time
  • Take a stroll through St. John’s Cemetery, one of Europe’s most famous graveyards. The famous Nuremberg citizens who were laid to rest here include Albrecht Dürer and Adam Kraft

Plan Your Nuremberg Holiday

If you are planning a holiday in Nuremberg, consider visiting during autumn and spring when you will see the city at its best. For the best deals during these busy times, book your tickets to Nuremberg well in advance of your departure date.

To find cheap hotels in Nuremberg, consider travelling during the off season of October to February. Whenever you are travelling, for the best flight deals to Nuremberg, check the deals offered by Etihad Airways.

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