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Heilig-Geist-Spital

Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (Altstadt - St. Lorenz)
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Ranked #33 of 71 attractions in Nuremberg
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Grafenwohr, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Like many have mentioned there is not much to do. I just like the fact that this building is built across the river, which you don't see very often. Other than that it nice to pass by and relax on the bridge and watch the ducks swim by.

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Kuwait
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Heilig-Geist-Spital The Hospital of the Holy Spirit. it Was built between 1332 and 1339 and was a foundation endowed by the rich Patrician Konrad Groß ("Imperial Mayor") for old and needy people, then considered the largest foundation donated by any individual in the Empire before 1500. After 1500, following designs by Hans Beheim the Elder, it was expanded over the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We walked through the old city of Nurenberg and this is one the houses we saw on the way. nice place to take a pic even tho nothing else to do there.

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Waldenbuch, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Not much to say but it is an old building with great architecture that makes for a nice picture as you are crossing the bridge. Something you will see while on a walking tour of Nuremberg or just wandering over the bridge.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Built betwen 1332 and 1330. Building is over the river Pegnitz. It was one of the largest hospitals in the middle ages. The structure along teh souther arm of river and northern wall of the former Hospice church survive. Tody, the Hospital of the Holy Spirit is a municipal senior citizens' home and it housed an excellent restaurant in 1963.

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