Nuremberg Travel Guide

Nuremberg is Bavaria‘s second largest city after Munich. It is an important center of arts and culture.

Things to see and do in Nuremberg

Nuremberg Castle

Nuremberg Castle

The Nuremberg Castle is located in the north of the old city. It is a structure of 351 meters of height that dominates the horizon.

It was the residence of royal German kings and emperors from 1050 to 1571.

Burg 13, 90403 

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

The Germanisches Nationalmuseum was founded in 1852, it houses the largest collection of German art and culture in the country.

Kartäusergasse 1, 90402



Nuremberg has most of its circuit of ancient walls preserved. The construction was finished officially in the 16th century.

Stadtmauer, 90403



The Lorenzkirche is a spectacular Gothic church of the 14th century and the largest in the city.

It was severely damaged during World War II and later restored.

Lorenzer Pl. 1, 90402


Frauenkirche Nuremberg Germany

The Frauenkirche dates back to 1352. The church is famous for its central clock called the Männleinlaufen.

Hauptmarkt, 90403


Hauptmarkt Nuremberg

The Hauptmarkt is home to the 14th century Schönen Brunnen and Frauenkirche.

In the square takes place the famous Christmas Market of Nuremberg.




The Sebalduskirche is a medieval church built between 1225 -73. It is one of the most important churches of the city, and also one of the oldest.

Winklerstraße 26, 90403

Nuremberg Zoo

Nuremberg Zoo

The Nuremberg Zoo is located in the southeast of the city. It has an area of 67 hectares with about 300 species of animals.

Am Tiergarten 30, 90480 

Documentation Centre

Documentation Centre

The Documentation Center is one of the most important museums in Germany dedicated to the darkest period of the country.

The permanent exhibition “Fascination and Terror” is concerned with the causes, connections, and consequences of Nazi Germany.

Guided tours are available in English.

Bayernstraße 110, 90478 

Albrecht Dürer Haus

Albrecht Dürer Haus

Near the Nuremberg Castle is the Albrecht Dürer Haus, where the famous German Renaissance artist lived from 1509 until his death in 1528.

The museum is dedicated to the life of Dürer.

Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 39, 90403

Neues Museum

Neues Museum

The Neues Museum was opened in 2000. It is a museum of modern and contemporary art.

Luitpoldstraße 5, 90402

Where to stay

Maritim Nuremberg

Maritim Nuremberg©Maritim

The Maritim Nuremberg is located close to the Central Station.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, safe.

The hotel has a swimming pool and a sauna.


Frauentorgraben 11, 90443

Le Méridien Nuremberg

Le Méridien Nuremberg©Le Méridien

The Le Méridien Nuremberg is located close to the Central Station.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, safe.


Bahnhofstraße 1-3, 90402

Sheraton Carlton Nuremberg

Sheraton Carlton Nuremberg©Sheraton

The Sheraton Carlton Nuremberg is located in the heart of the city.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, work desk.


Eilgutstraße 15, 90443


City Point

The City Point is located 220 meters from the Lorenzkirche.

Brands: Tom Tailor, New Yorker, Street One.

Breite G. 5, 90402


Karstadt is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Cacharel, Clarins, Coach, Desigual, Estée Lauder.

Königstraße 14, 90402

Franken Center

The Franken Center is located 8 km from the city center.

Brands: Karstadt, Deichmann Schuhe, Zero Store.

Glogauer Str. 30-38, 90473

Galeria Kaufhof

Galeria Kaufhof is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Esprit, S. Oliver, Tom Taylor, Gerry Weber, Tommy Hilfiger, Bugatti, Olymp.

Königstraße 42-52, 90402


The Mercado Nuremberg is located 3 km from the city center.

Brands: Tom Tailor, Bonita, Gina Laura.

Äußere Bayreuther Str. 80, 90491

Plan your Trip

Nuremberg has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart.


Frankfurt – 224 km

Munich – 169 km

Stuttgart – 210 km

Leipzig –  292 km

Augsburg – 148 km

Ulm – 200 km

Regensburg – 112 km

Bamberg – 61,6 km

Würzburg – 109 km

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