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Imperial Castle of Nuremberg, Nuremberg

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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Visit one of the most important imperial residences of the Middle Ages at Imperial Castle of Nuremberg. 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. Put Imperial Castle of Nuremberg into our Nuremberg trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Always worth a visit. Even though it was cold today you can enjoy it for two super. We are looking forward to the summer
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  • A visit to Nuremberg warrants a visit to the castle. If you don't know any locals familiar with the history then take the time to find a guided tour. Tours are available in English as well as other la...  read more »
  • When you go to Nuremberg, Germany, one has to visit the Nuremberg Castle. It is an uphill walk so one has to have the stamina to make the trip up the castle. Upon arrival at the castle grounds, one wo...  read more »
  • I don't know what it is with European castles and having free Wi-Fi but this one does too. Museum is well done and worth seeing, as is the well house and the view from the tower (included in the ticket price). Also is just cool to walk around.
  • Great views of Nuremberg. Best of all it's free! I didn't bother to buy tickets to enter the castle, so can't comment on it itself. But definitely worth a quick visit at the least.
  • Great place and a must see if you're in Nuremberg. Going inside the castle rooms is worth the admission price but you could skip the other things if you wanted. You can't see much in the well and most of the explanation is given in German. You do get a good view from the tower but you can see much of the same things from the edges of the castle complex.
  • Nicely restored after WWII, the castle offers a great view of the city.
  • Great bulding, though I was not inside, the view is cool, worth to check for sure!
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