Nuremberg Cultural Tour, Nuremberg

Nuremberg has a rich cultural life with many events including concerts, music festivals and theatrical performances. The citizens of Nuremberg are proud of their cultural heritage and carefully preserve the works of their prominent figures.
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Nuremberg Cultural Tour Map

Guide Name: Nuremberg Cultural Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Nuremberg (See other walking tours in Nuremberg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Author: Ella
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Burgtheatre

1) Burgtheatre

Burgtheatre, founded in 1979, is famous for its annual cabaret festivals, Nuremberg Kabarett-Tage, known all over Germany. Comedies, musical performances and poetry readings are also staged in this theater. It is a great place to see new actors performing alongside seasoned...   view more
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Albrecht Dürer Square

2) Albrecht Dürer Square

Albrecht Dürer Square is dedicated to one of the most prominent citizens of Nuremberg. The statue of the famous artist in the center is especially worth seeing. One side of the square leads to St. Sebaldus Church and another to the Albrecht Dürer...   view more
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Statue of Hans Sachs

3) Statue of Hans Sachs

The Richard Wagner opera “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg,” especially popular in the 1930s, was dedicated to the famous German folk signer, Hans Sachs, who settled in Nuremberg after long travels throughout Germany. The statue survived the bombing of Nuremberg in 1945, though the buildings around it were...   view more
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Municipal Library

4) Municipal Library

Nuremberg’s Municipal Library contains over 10,000 books, some of which were confiscated from Jews by the Nazis and some donated by the city’s Jewish community. These rare books are marked by their former owners. It also has medieval manuscripts, incunabulum and other unique...   view more
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Multiplex Kinozentrum Cinecitta

5) Multiplex Kinozentrum Cinecitta

Multiplex Kinozentrum Cinecitta, Germany’s largest hi-tech cinema complex, has 21 theaters, most of which are underground. Its IMAX films are projected onto 1,000 meter square domes. It contains restaurants, bars and terraces with a great view of the Old...   view more
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Nürnberg Clock Museum

6) Nürnberg Clock Museum

Nuremberg is famous for being the home of portable spring-driven clocks. The Nuremberg Egg, invented by Peter Henlein in 1524, and the wonderful collection of Karl Gebhardt, who invented the radio-controlled watch, can be seen in the Nuremberg Clock Museum. It is located in a building of the Nuremberg Academy, near the Municipal Library in the historical part of the city.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 8 am - 8...   view more
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Gallery of Contemporary Art (Kunsthalle Nürnberg)

7) Gallery of Contemporary Art (Kunsthalle Nürnberg)

The Gallery of Contemporary Art, located on Lorenzer Strasse, was opened in 1913 and dedicated to exhibiting the works of contemporary Franconian and local artists. Since 1997 this gallery presents German artists according to special themes and trends.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm; Wednesday: 10 am - 8...   view more
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Opera House and the Nuremberg State Theater

8) Opera House and the Nuremberg State Theater

The beautiful Opera House, built in 1905, has the biggest stage in the country. In 1959, additions were made to the premises for performances of the Blue Box and chamber concerts. It features wonderful ballet performances, operas and theater productions. In 2003, it became the State...   view more

Walking Tours in Nuremberg, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nuremberg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Hitler's Nuremberg Tour

Hitler's Nuremberg Tour

Adolf Hitler referred to Nuremberg as the City of the Party Rallies, considering it the standard for German cities. The monumental Party Rally Grounds is located on a 24.5 hectare territory in southern Nuremberg. The huge buildings resemble ancient Roman architecture. Nowadays, this enormous complex represents the fall of the Third Reich.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.1 km
Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour

Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour

Nuremberg houses a variety of history and art museums. Visitors can discover the city's history at Fembo House, explore the development of communications at the Transport and Communications Museum, enjoy art exhibits at the New Museum of Art and Design and return to one’s childhood at the Toy Museum.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Shopping Tour in Nuremberg Altstadt

Shopping Tour in Nuremberg Altstadt

Historical Nuremberg attracts thousands of tourists each year. Known for its Christmas markets, beer, sausage, gingerbread and toys, the city center is rich in small shops and large markets. Just walk down Altstadt and you’ll find anything you want.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg, the second largest city in Bavaria, has a wonderful assortment of Middle Age and modern architecture. Considered the center of German humanism, it is also the birthplace of the German railway. It is the famous place where fascism was put on trial following World War II. Take this self-guided tour and enjoy the splendid views of this old city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Southeastern Nuremberg Tour

Southeastern Nuremberg Tour

Nuremberg is full of historical attractions. The southeastern portion of the city features extensive public parks, which host many events, and one of the biggest exhibition centers in Germany.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Prior to WWII and the ensued military tribunals over the Nazi leaders, the north Bavarian city of Nuremberg had long made name for itself as the home of magnificent medieval architecture, comprising solid fortifications and stone towers of the Old Town, Kaiserburg Castle, Hauptmarkt (central square) complete with Frauenkirche, a 14th-century Gothic church, and more. If you are in Nuremberg, make time to explore these and other notable sights of the city with the help of this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km