Nuremberg City Guide
Nuremberg is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. It is situated on the Pegnitz river and the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal and is Franconia's largest city.
Franconia’s metropolis Nuremberg enjoys a recommendation of being the city of meistersinger, bratwursts and toys. The numerous hotels in Nuremberg are well prepared to grant a comfortable stay for their guests.
Coming through the gate Königstor, you will reach the historic city with a variety of nice hotels. While staying in a Nuremberg hotel you should visit the church St. Lorenz. It is located at the river Pegnitz and is the city’s largest ecclesial building, which houses works by Veit Stoß and Adam Kraft, both dating back to the15th century.
The historic city is surmounted by the venerable Nuremberg castle. Via the Burgstraße (Castle Street) you will reach Nuremberg’s oldest building, the Pentagonal Tower. During your stay in a Nuremberg hotel you should take a look into the Tiefer Brunnen (Deep Well) in the inner courtyard and then join a guided tour around the castle.
If you are staying at a hotel near the Hauptmarkt (Main Square), the Schöne Brunnen (Beautiful Fountain) will catch your eye. Touching the golden ring on its side will bring you good luck during your stay at a Nuremberg hotel. The square’s east side is dominated by the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), where Nuremberg hotel guests may watch the traditional “Männleinlaufen”, a glockenspiel, every day at lunch time.
Your hotel in the north of Nuremberg is located near the “Centrum Industriekultur“, where you can get an insight into Germany’s industrial history . While staying in a Nuremberg hotel, you should visit its exhibition of historic vehicles, shop interior and a school museum.
At Nuremberg’s fair centre the famous toy fair is taking place every year. The city’s economic life is dominated by companies of the information and communications sector, as well as traffic systems and printing industry.
Total population: 502,984 (January 2008)
Postal codes: 90001 - 491