Kaiserburg Nurnberg, Nuremberg

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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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  • very pleasant and interesting castle area.with cafe and toilets ,,,also you can book a tour of the well and see how it worked inthe old days.very interesting.Go upthe steep steps tothe tower for a... 
    very pleasant and interesting castle area.with cafe and toilets ,,,also you can book a tour of the well and see how it worked inthe old days.very interesting.Go upthe steep steps tothe tower for a...  more »
  • Well laid out and easy to follow tour. Very interesting history of the castle and of the Holy Roman Empire. 
    Well laid out and easy to follow tour. Very interesting history of the castle and of the Holy Roman Empire.  more »
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  • Great experience. Inner chambers worth visiting too. Before the visit I had no clue about Holy Roman Empire on German lands and now I feel myself as a semipro on that matter. Very good quality souvenirs and n the souvenir shop as well
  • Don't skip the Gardens. The tickets and Internal walk through excellent. Great examples of wood carving and hall of Armor one of the best. If you have time go to the tower. Only a few allowed at a time but WELL worth the wait. Testament to design in the old world.

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