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Nuremberg, Germany

The second-largest city of Bavaria, one-of-a-kind Nuremberg is a must-visit destination in any Germany travel. The city is famed a lot due to its stunning medieval architecture, art, and exceptional beer.

In the Middle Ages, Nuremberg was one of the most prosperous German cities and later, at the beginning of the 19th century, it became a place of pilgrimage for artists from all over Europe. Moreover, the first German railway and the 177-kilometer Ludwig Canal passed through renowned Nuremberg.

It is interesting to mention that Nuremberg was one of the favorite cities of Hitler who claimed that the gothic architecture of the city embodies the best of Germanic culture.

To get a complete image of Nuremberg, you have to start your exploration from the Old Town that houses the Market Square (Hauptmarkt), the medieval fortress and the city wall. You also can explore the Burgviertel quarter with the buildings that managed to survive the bombing during the Second World War.

Museum lovers will be interested in visiting:

  • Kunsthalle
  • Neues Museum
  • Albrecht Dürer’s House
  • City Museum Fembohaus
  • Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds
  • Germanic National Museum
If you are interested in shopping, the city has 3 main shopping street you should pay attention to: Breite Gasse, Kоnigsstrasse and Karolinenstrasse.