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“tour is worth the walk up the hill”

Kaiserburg Nurnberg (Nuremberg Castle)
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Nuremberg Old Town Walking Tour
Ranked #4 of 173 things to do in Nuremberg
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“tour is worth the walk up the hill”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Small fee great value, very interesting. Great view of city. Need to be in fair to good health to walk up the hill to get to castle. Not a far distance, but very steep

Visited September 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“A middle age castle and museum”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

There was a museum, a tower and a well, all of which you can visit in 45-60 minutes. When you arrive there about 12pm there is a guided 30 minutes tour to the Rittersaal and Kaiser chapel; you can do it if you want to hear to the history of the castle but not a must.

Visited January 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“We love Castles including this one”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

The Imperial Castle is located on the highest point in Nuremberg Altstadt (Old Town). The current structure was started about 875 years ago. Your visit will consist of touring the grounds, some it’s interior and the museum which will take between 2.5 to 3 hours. I recommend all of it especially the museum. Take the time to read the placards next to the exhibits as they will give you some of the history of the castle. As castles go, this is not the largest or most ornate. It’s of the medieval period and has a rich history. It’s well worth the time.

Visited December 2012
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Rowley, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Home of the Kaisers”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

This emperor's Burg (castle) was a group of buildings representing various centuries with something interesting for visitors of all ages. You need to do alot of walking and climbing and it will be well worth the effort.

Visited December 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“A bit of tiring walk uphill to the castle but...”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

when you're up there, you get your well deserved vantage points of the city and on a clear day you can see really far. The medieval setting of the castle are very well preserved and ample photographic opportunities.

Visited December 2012
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