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Lochgefangnis Prison, Nuremberg
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In the vaulted cellars of the old town hall lies Lochgefangnis Prison, a relic of the medieval justice system that's now a museum. You'll notice that may of the 2-by-2 m (6.5-by-6.5 ft) cells are marked with symbols showing the offenses of the people kept within centuries ago. Cell 11, for example, is marked with a red rooster for arson. Inside, you'll see the stark furnishings given to the prisoners. A wooden plank for instance, served as both a bed and table. Continuing through the depths, you'll also find a blacksmith shop and the torture chamber, where punishments were carried out on the orders of the Municipal Court. Take the guided tour to get a full history of each section. See Lochgefangnis Prison and all Nuremberg has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nuremberg trip itinerary maker.
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  • Worth seeing are the hole prison is always. The leadership was also informative. Price: Performance ratio was also fine. Unfortunately we had an older lady who has spoken very monotonous and you had the feeling she wanted to quickly get through with their leadership. Very bad. A person had to prematurely leave the premises. So not for the claustrophobic, and people with weak nerves. Otherwise properly.
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  • Good leadership and good insights in the "history of judicial work" in the middle ages. No big ways suitable for people that are not good to walk.
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  • According to the leadership in the House of Dürer here great a total bust. No scientifically-based information, a brief tour without a knowledge gained. I can only guess.
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