Nuremberg

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Stroll through a city with a grand and turbulent history, where an imperial fortress overlooks visionary museums and the deep scars of World War II.

Explore the streets of Nuremberg’s Old Town (Altstadt) to find a millennium of history written on the ancient city walls. A stronghold of the Holy Roman Empire, the stunning city contains Gothic churches and medieval structures amid solemn reminders of World War II and the Nazi regime. Discover Nuremberg’s commitment to renewal by investigating its restored monuments and modern museums.

The Old Town is split into two main districts within medieval city walls. On the northern side of the Pegnitz River, find the historic district of St. Sebald in Mitte. This area contains the Main Market Square (Nürnberger Hauptmarkt), and heart of the community for many Nuremberg residents. Visit daily and seasonal markets held here and study the remarkable surrounding architecture, including the noteworthy St. Sebaldus Church and Frauenkirche. Farther north, visit the hilltop fortress of Nuremberg Castle and a museum within the former house of artist Albrecht Dürer.

South of the river, historic riverfront structures have weathered the centuries. Look for St. Lorenz Church near the charming handicraft workshops in the medieval Handwerkerhof. Try local specialties of gingerbread and roasted bratwurst, as well as Franconian wines and beers. Nearby, the New Museum houses a stunning collection of contemporary art and design from 1945 till today. Stop at the Toy Museum and the German National Museum.

Travel to the city’s southeastern corner to discover local Nazi history. Explore the enormous Reichsparteitagsgelaende rally grounds and the comprehensive exhibition, Fascination and Terror, within the Dokumentationszentrum building, a landmark example of Nazi architecture. The trials of Nazi war criminals occurred in the Nuremberg Palace of Justice and are commemorated with a permanent exhibition.

Nuremberg is located in the state of Bavaria in south-central Germany. Comprehensive rail, bus and tram networks serve the city. Explore the Old Town easily on foot. Reach Nuremberg via train to its Hauptbahnhof (Main Railway) station or its domestic airport. Get a closer look at German history and experience the rich traditions of Franconia in Nuremberg.

Novotel Nuernberg Centre Ville
Novotel Nuernberg Centre Ville
4 out of 5
Bahnhofstrasse 12, Nuremberg, BY
Fully refundable
The price is AU$135 per night from 3 Oct. to 3 Oct.
Located in Mitte, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of King's Gate and Nuremberg Castle. Handwerkerhof and New Museum are also within 10 minutes. ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (906 reviews)
"New property"

Reviewed on 28 Aug. 2021

Novotel Nuernberg Centre Ville
Park Plaza Nuremberg
Park Plaza Nuremberg
4 out of 5
Bahnhofstraße 5, Nuremberg
The price is AU$141 per night from 26 Sep. to 26 Sep.
Located in Mitte, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Main Market Square and Nuremberg Castle. Norisring Race Track and Nuremberg Arena are also within 3 mi ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (581 reviews)
"Nice, clean, good rooms and near the train station. Only 20 minutes walking to the Markt. Good breakfast. They should not enforce the use of gloves for the breakfast buffet. This is not eco friendly and does not really contribute to avoid diseases. Hand disinfection is enough."

Reviewed on 11 Sep. 2021

Park Plaza Nuremberg
Adina Apartment Hotel Nuremberg
Adina Apartment Hotel Nuremberg
4 out of 5
Dr.-Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 1, Nuremberg, BY
The price is AU$158 per night from 16 Oct. to 16 Oct.
Located in Nuremberg Old Town, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Way of Human Rights and City Point Nuremberg. Nuremberg Opera House and St. Lorenz ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (913 reviews)
"Very modern, spacious, lots of amenities. Centrally located, very walkable!"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2021

Adina Apartment Hotel Nuremberg
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Eco Smart Apartments Nürnberg Süd
Eco Smart Apartments Nürnberg Süd
3.5 out of 5
Hinterhofstraße 9, Nuremberg
The price is AU$92 per night from 24 Sep. to 24 Sep.
Located in Südstadt, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Faberwald, Museum Alte Mine and Way of St. James. Nuremberg Palace of Justice and Children's ...
4.3/5Excellent! (53 reviews)
"I enjoyed my stay although people were a but loud when coming in and out of the apartments. There was a lot of noice in the early morning. Wifi stopped working for a whole day because of the new year. Overall I liked it, having a kitchen and pans there so very convenient."

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2021

Eco Smart Apartments Nürnberg Süd
Adina Apartment Hotel Nuremberg
Adina Apartment Hotel Nuremberg
4 out of 5
Dr.-Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 1, Nuremberg, BY
The price is AU$158 per night from 16 Oct. to 16 Oct.
Located in Nuremberg Old Town, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Way of Human Rights and City Point Nuremberg. Nuremberg Opera House and St. Lorenz ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (913 reviews)
"Very modern, spacious, lots of amenities. Centrally located, very walkable!"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2021

Adina Apartment Hotel Nuremberg
Nurban Apartments Oldtown
Nurban Apartments Oldtown
3 out of 5
Ottostraße 25, Nuremberg
The price is AU$108 per night from 5 Oct. to 5 Oct.
Located in Nuremberg Old Town, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ehekarussell and Nuremberg Castle. Meistersinger Hall is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. ...
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
So so!!!
"Apartments in oldtown is situated next to night club and in that area there is other 2-3 night clubs and also gambling places. Kind of a redlight of Nurnberg. The apartment is clean and silent but communication was so hard with hotel staff. I appreciated the call from the owner because of all difficulties ..."

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2021

Nurban Apartments Oldtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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