Kaiserburg Nurnberg, Nuremberg

4.3
Visit one of the most important imperial residences of the Middle Ages at Kaiserburg Nurnberg. The hilltop sandstone castle complex and the ancient walls surrounding the city are considered one of the most effective medieval war systems in Europe. You can tour the imperial apartments to admire original 16th-century décor. You also can visit the castle's Romanesque double chapel with Gothic ornamentation. Enjoy the city views with a beverage at the beer garden adjacent to the castle. Work out when and for how long to visit Kaiserburg Nurnberg and other Nuremberg attractions using our handy Nuremberg trip planner.
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  • Intresting self guided tour. Some things not in English so if you have a guide book (such as Rick Steve's) it would be a little more intresting. We enjoyed the well demonstration so be sure to see....  more »
  • A beautiful castle, many stories about it. In the city center, you have to go if you come in Nuremberg.  more »
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