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“Medieval Charm”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Altstadt

Altstadt
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Private Tour: Nuremberg Day Trip with Train Transport from Munich
Ranked #2 of 172 things to do in Nuremberg
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Bavaria
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“Medieval Charm”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nuremberg was an important town in the Middle Ages and retains a medieval flavor that I always enjoy. In good weather it is very pleasant to walk around the city which still has many walls, towers, and moats. The castle is very historic and was for a time the meeting place for those running the Holy Roman Empire (too bad the English versions of the tour are lame in comparison to those in German).

There are many sites to see including churches and museums. There is a cool tour of the underground tunnels dating back centuries. The central market is usually filled with vendors and if you walk down the side streets you will find many good restaurants and cafes. Needless to say the beer is great, but the local sausages (wurst) are tasty and available almost anywhere.

Visited March 2014
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“Old, Historical Charm”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

A very charming and beautiful site that is full of history. Also a wonderful place to stroll around and sample local fare. A must-see for any visitor to Nuernberg!

Visited January 2014
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“Always good for a stroll”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Nuremberg Altstadt is a nice mix of the old and new. The pace is generally easy going and there is plenty to see. A word of caution: avoid the Altstadt on the opening day of the Christmas market (usually the Friday after Thanksgiving, for US visitors) and on the weekends. Otherwise, the Altstadt is a good place to visit and stroll any time of the year.

Visited April 2013
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“Made me fall inlove with this city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Hi everyone,

First time i was in Nurnberg it was for a 6 month work delegation . The only thing that comes into my mind when i think of it is Superb!!!!!

The buildings, atmosphere warmth that you can feel all around you is incredible.

Excelent places to drink a coffee on the river, ice cream is a must and the castle with the view over the city.....no words!

You can visit in sommer or in winter. Weinachtsmarkt is the best i've seen so far. Not the biggest, but the one with christmasy feeling!(frankfurt/munchen are the ones in comparison).

Maybe this city reminds me too much of my home
town(Timisoara) maybe not, but you definetely should pay it a visit. It is an extraordinary piece of art!

All the best, T

P.S I am now the 5th time here when Iam writing the review ;)

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“Pretty city to stroll through”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stopped here on the way to another destination and are glad that we took the time. I had read from other reviews most of the city has been rebuilt after the war, but it was done beautifully and retains its old-world charm. It was a Sunday, so like all of Germany the stores were closed only restaurants open. We still enjoyed strolling the streets and stopping for cake and ice cream.

Visited June 2013
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