Nuremberg refers to a city which also doubles up as the administrative centre for the Middle Franconia. It lies on the banks of the River Pegnitz as well as on the Rhine-Main_Danube Canal. It is the largest city in the Franconia region. Some of the cities in close proximity to the city of Nuremberg include Augsburg, Vogtlandkreis, Ludwigsburg, Munich and Manin-Kinzig-Kreis.
Nuremberg is home to numerous attractions. The National Germanic Museum located in Nuremberg showcases artifacts of German culture and art including elaborate paintings, coin collection, decorative arts as well as archives. The St. Sebaldus’s Church is a magnificent medieval style church that features beautiful Gothic east choir. The Gothic church of Our Lady boasts of a clock that is referred to as the Männleinlaufen which features ancient mechanical figures performing their daily acts. The Nürnberg Castle was traditionally used as a residence for emperors and kings as far back as the eleventh century to the sixteenth century. To get to these attractions you need to rent a car in Nuremberg.
St. Lawrence’s Church was constructed around the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries. The main feature of the church is the Annunciation attributed to Veit Stoss. The concert hall, also known as Meistersingerhalle, is located in the nearby town of Luitpoldhain. It also features a Congress Centre. The Dutzendteich Park features a few minute lakes as well as the remnants of the Reichsparteitaggelände which was a hall that was constructed to hold meetings for the Nazi. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Nuremberg.
Nuremberg plays host to the one of the oldest sacred music celebrations in Europe. The International Organs Week runs from June to mid-July and was started in the year 1951. The other popular attraction in Nuremberg is the Nicolai Copernicus Planetarium. It is a popular attraction not only with kids but with people from all ages. It features spectacular insights into the working of the universe. The Nuremberg Communications Tower rises to an impressive 282 metres. It is a major attraction in Nuremberg and it features among other things a revolving restaurant and a viewing platform. To get to this attraction you need car rental in Nuremberg.
The Nuremberg U-Bahn is another popular attraction which is comprised of two lines, 26 underground and 20 normal stations. The Imperial Castle refers to an ancient castle of Burgaves. Its main attraction is a Romanesque 2-storey chapel, well, Belvedere tower as well as the imperial hall. Other attractions include the Old Town Festival, Palm Beach, St Johannis Cemetery and Tiergarten Zoo with a dolphinarium among others.
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