Southeastern Nuremberg Tour, Nuremberg

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.
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Southeastern Nuremberg Tour Map

Guide Name: Southeastern Nuremberg Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Nuremberg (See other walking tours in Nuremberg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.0 km
Author: Ella
Wöhrder Wiese (Green Rest Area)

1) Wöhrder Wiese (Green Rest Area)

Wöhrder Wiese, located along the Pegnitz River, is a large green area with many attractions for young people. It is a popular holiday destination for locals in the summertime, where they relax, sunbathe, have a drink in the beer garden or just enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Kunstverein Nuremberg (Nuremberg Art Society)

2) Kunstverein Nuremberg (Nuremberg Art Society)

The Nuremberg Art Society, located in a modern building on Kressengartenstrasse, was founded in 1792. It is the oldest association of the arts in Germany, and since 1830 has also been known as the Albrecht Dürer Society. It features the best in contemporary art, hosting numerous exhibitions and events.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 2 pm - 6 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 1 pm - 6 pm
St. Peter's Church

3) St. Peter's Church

St. Peter’s Church, on Regensburgerstrasse, is an Evangelical Lutheran Church built in the Gothic style in 1897 as an addition to St. Peter’s Chapel. After World War II, it was rebuilt. Not far from the church you will find the historic St. Peter's Cemetery.
Historical Tram Depot

4) Historical Tram Depot

The Historical Tram Deport, on Schlosstrasse, is a museum dedicated to the history of the tram, including displays of the earliest trams. You can also take a tour by tram along Nuremberg’s old streets.

Operation hours: 1st weekend of the month: 10 am – 5:30 pm
Meistersinger Hall

5) Meistersinger Hall

Meistersinger Hall, a popular concert hall, hosts musical performances and can seat 2,000 guests. It consists of two halls and six conference spaces and also features ballroom events.
Luitpold Grove (Municipal Park)

6) Luitpold Grove (Municipal Park)

Luitpold Grove, a leisure park of Prince Luitpold, served as a site of Nazi party rallies in the 1930s and ‘40s. Today it is a public park, hosting such popular festivals as Rock in the Park, Bardentreffen and Classic Open Air.
Sea Life

7) Sea Life

Sea Life is a public aquarium where flocks of visitors come to discover the life of sea creatures. With over 3,000 specimens, both children and adults will enjoy this fantastic attraction.

8) Dutzendteich

Dutzendteich contains two ponds and vast meadows. Locals spend their free time here cycling, skating or just walking. This large park is a perfect place for city events, and hosts various festivals.
Messezentrum (Exhibition Center)

9) Messezentrum (Exhibition Center)

One of the largest exhibition centers in Germany, Messezentrum, offers over 90 exhibitions and covers 160,000 square meters. It also contains conference halls where various businesses hold meetings.

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.
Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg Cultural Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 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
Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg is known as the Johannis district. It features a number of parks, historical graveyards, beautiful Baroque houses and churches. Its charming gardens are great places to relax and enjoy nature, sculptures and fountains.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 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
Nuremberg Nightlife Tour

Nuremberg Nightlife Tour

Nuremberg offers a wide range of attractions and entertainment in the evening. Bars, restaurants, dance clubs, cinemas and cabaret are all part of the city’s vibrant nightlife, guaranteeing a lot of energy and good times.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 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