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Kaiserburg Nurnberg

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Burg 13, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easy walk from the centre of town but the path up to the castle could be challenging for the very old or disabled. The main building has a tour route through a lot of the rooms with lots of interesting items on display. Most of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk to, about 20-30 minute walk from the Hauptbahnhof. Great views of the city and a nice restaurant on top.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful castle on top of the hill. The museum inside is worth to visit. Also a beautiful view of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jonaswe1989
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Last year I brought my youngest and we visited but did not see everything because we wanted another family member to visit with us. This year my wife was with us and it was perfect. We spent 2 hours visiting this place. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank greywalk
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

The caste is the first sight you get to see into arrival in Nuremberg as it’s across the street from the train station. Worth a visit lots of little shops and restaurants and cafes inside and most importantly free of charge to enter and have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JosePablin
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Under renovations but you can see the strength of the fortress and the views of the city. We did not go inside due to time constraints but will go next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pyroforyou
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We are castle lovers and enjoyed our visit to Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Our visit started with a visit to the deep well just outside the castle, then into the castle with a self-guided tour. The displays were very well done and interior spaces well preserved. Excellent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annie_in_the_burg
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

If you are in Nuremberg, then this is one of the oldest and beautiful Castle which must visit there. It also has a beautiful museum inside the castle. This castle gives the best example of beautiful architecture from 12th century. You can see the nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dhanghad
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Visiting the castle was quite fascinating. The stories, myths, makes the walk interesting. There were quite some construction going on in and at the castle. We did not go in but walked on the outside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HermanK449
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Impressive castle overlooking Nurnberg, much of it is under repair. The self- guided tour isn't as good as the previous guided tours, but I guess that is progress. Most of the interactive displays appear to be oriented for children, but overall an interesting visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from CJTravelerTexas | Reviewed this property |
There are several car parks in and around the center of Nürnberg and within walking distance of the castle. They would be your best bet since street parking is fairly restrictive.
March 29, 2018|
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Response from PalomitaBlanca | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right outside the castle.
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Response from cdhcch | Reviewed this property |
It comes down to have you been to another Germany old town? If not, then it is a yes. If you have and enjoyed the other one, then I would go. If you do like seeing old buildings/walls or moats, then do not go. I like old... More