Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour
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Nuremberg Castle is the most famous landmark of the city. From the Freiung sanctuary and Sinwellturn tower, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking views of the old quarter. The castle consists of a huge complex and a double imperial Chapel which is the oldest remaining part of the castle. Some of the imperial residents and rooms in the Palas have panals of the late medieval and Renaissance peroid. A permanent exhibition in the castle is redesigned and is appealing to the visitors of all age groups. You can explore the castle from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
The tempting aromas of mulled wine, Nuremberg sausages, sweet roasted almonds, and gingerbread creates an immemorial scenario in the Old Town. Christkindlesmarkt is the world-famous Christmas Market in Nuremberg. It organizes many high-quality concerts for the lovers of Christmas music. The market consists of exclusive boutiques and stores for international brands. For the tiny tots, thereare Children's Christmas and Sternenhaus (House of Stars) where they can celebrate the festival in their own style. Santa Claus listens the wishes and clicks pictures with the little ones . There are many decorative little stalls that invite these tiny tots to join in handicraft activities like Christmas baking glass, workshop, wood burning, handicrafts stall, candle-pulling, children's post office and a playhouse.
The Germanisches National Museum is the biggest museum of Teutonic culture in the world. It features the works of German painters and sculptures, arms and armors, musical and scientific instruments, and a wide archeological collection. The museum exhibits a history of the museum, prehistory and ancient history, garden culture, decorative arts, folk art, and lots more. You can visit the museum from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Nuremberg Zoo is among the largest zoo in Europe. It covers an area of seventy hectares, this animal park is a beautiful landscape and home to more than three thousand animals in all over three hundred species. The zoo highlights polar bears splashing around in the water, dolphins playing with each other, and Cheetahs with their cubs. The Tropic house highlights a colorful and diverse habitat for sloths, exotic butterflies, tortoises, monkeys, and multitudinous of tropical flora. Nuremberg Zoo also demonstrates its dedication to the welfare of wild animals through its conservation programme and work to protect endangered species.
Located in Zirndorf, the Playmobil Fun Park is a popular all-weather attraction for families. The fun park offers all kinds of fun and entertainment for children aged above three. It has an indoor and outdoor area to experience thrill rides. The seventeen meters pirate ship, a gold and gemstone mine, an American Indian village, a farm with tractor trail, a tree house with a magical fairy well and a dinosaur discovery trail throbs the heart of the visitors. You can have fun at this park from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Nuremberg Transport Museum is one of the oldest technical history museums in Europe. The museum has two satellite museums of its own, Koblenz Lutzel and Halle. It exhibits several parts of the royal train, stream-lined locomotive, TEE diesel railcar, original coal wagon, the oldest steam locomotive in Germany, and a wide range of model collection. There is a library in the museum comprising forty thousand titles on railway subjects. Visiting time for this museum is from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Situated on the river Pegnitz, Nuremberg is the second largest city of Bavaria after Munich. The city offers the immense attraction to its tourists to visit, including the rebuilt Nuremberg Castle and Hamptmarkt, the famous gingerbread in the world. Nuremberg is a city with a drawings of heritage buffs, romantic flair, foodies, and artistic souls. This city is an energetic place to visit where the nightlife is extreme with the dark alcoholic drinks. Nuremberg is the center of humanism, printing, science and mechanical invention. It orchestrates the Nuremberg International Toy Fair, which is the largest of its kind in the world. Christkindlesmarkt is the world famous market for its handmade ornaments and delicacies. The Academy of Fine arts is the oldest academy of Europe. The Bardentreffen is an annual folk festival is the largest world music festival in Germany. Nuremberg is all about gingerbread, toys, Christmas, and Nazi Party Rally. The city is incomplete without its culinary. The restaurants serve their traditional lavish dish breweries, beer gardens, and Nuremberg sausages along with Sauerkraut.
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How To Get Around?
The city is well connected through public transits. You can travel by metros, subways, trams, and buses. Private taxis and cabs are also a good option to explore Nuremberg. The old town is best explored on foot.
What Should I Wear?
You can pick comfortable and trendy dresses. Try to prefer soft and delicate clothes. You can pair high-waist shorts with a crop top.You can include jeans, plazo, bell bottoms with a crop top or tank top in your luggage. Printed dresses with high heels will look gorgeous. If you want to look stylish then may carry fashionable and trendy accessories along with bold lipsticks. Ballet flats, flip-flops, and sandals are the good options for footwear. Leggings and tees offer leisure in the summer afternoons. You may carry foulards and stylish tunics. Sunglasses and floppy hats are recommendable in sunny days. Layers and jackets are must if you are planning to visit in winters.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Nuremberg is from the months of March to May, as spring month offers bloomy nature and pleasant landscapes. The month of October and November also offers clear and sunny weather to explore the city.
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How To Get There?
Nuremberg can be reached by airplane, train, and car. Nuremberg Airport is connected widely across the world. You can easily board a flight to this airport. It also provides access to the city center in about twelve minutes. Nuremberg Railway Station is located next to the old city. You can also take a train to get into the city.
Nuremberg is a city with the drawing in heritage buffs, romantic flair, foodies, and artistic souls. There are certain things to follow in the city. Avoid cracking jokes on Hitler and Nazis, as it is a punishable offense. Jaywalk is illegal in Nuremberg. Do not walk in a bicycle lane. Wearing shoes while entering a home is not considered good and will create a wrong impression of you. Be very aware in a large crowd as pickpockets roaming around tourist destinations. Prefer to take credit and debit cards in spite of cash.