Art and culture of nuremberg

Nuremberg has not only a variety of museums, it has also the most beautiful opera house in Germany.


Immerse yourself in the distinctive atmosphere when the “Little town of wood and cloth” is ablaze with thousand of lights and the seductive aroma of gingerbread, grilled sausage and mulled wine is in the air.

Hauptmarkt 14, 90403 Nuremberg,

Opening times
01. December – 24. December 2017
Monday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
24.12.: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Beautiful fountain

A legend says who turns once the golden ring get three wishes and who turns three times the ring will get a lot of children.

Hauptmarkt, 90403 Nuremberg

Nuremberg zoo

Old tree population, idyllic mixed forest and natural finish ponds makes the Nuremberg Zoo to one of the most beautiful zoos in Europe. 250 species of animals have their home here.

Tiergarten, 90480 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911–54546

Opening times:
Daily form 8 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Admission: 6.50 – 13.50 €

Church of our lady

The Gothic Frauenkirche is located on the east side of the Main Market and is one of the three main churches of Nuremberg. The seven Electors “Männleinlaufen” (mechanical clock, every day at noon) pay homage to Emperor Karl IV sitting on his throne.

Hauptmarkt 14, 90403 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911–206560

Opening times:
Daily from 9 a.m.

St. Lawrence chruch

The St. Lawrence church is a landmark of Nuremberg and is one of the three main churches. The “Star from St. Lawrence” a stone rose window and the imperial coast of arms welcomes the visitor on the west face of the building. The church is filled with meaningful artworks and one of the largest organ of the world.

Lorenzer Platz 10, 90402 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911–2142500

Opening times:
Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m

Admission: by choice:1,– €

Imperial castle

The Imperial castle is the town’s landmark. It was used in the Middle Ages by every emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. From the Sinwell Tower and the rocky promontory offers the visiter a panoramic view over the entire city.

Burgverwaltung Nürnberg
Auf der Burg 13, 90403 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911–2446590

Opening times: 
April – September daily from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
October – March daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission: 2.50 – 7.00 €

St. John´s cementery

When the roses bloom is the world famous St. John’s Cementery a charming place. You pass between flower-bedecked bruial plot the grave of Albrecht Dürer and Veit Stoß. Art histroical are the bronze grave panel, the Gothic St. John’s Chruch and the Holzschuher-Chapel from Hans Behaim.

Brückenstr. 9, 90419 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911–330516

Opening times:
April – Sept: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Oct. – March: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

St. Sebaldus church

St. Sebald is Nuremberg oldest city parish church. Destroyed during the World War II and reconstructed in 1957. The prominetly reliquary shine cast in bronze by Peter Vischer located in the interior of the church.

Albrecht-Dürer-Platz 1, 90403 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (0)911–2142500

Opening times:
Daily from 9.30 a.m.