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All reviews old town christmas market old world charm german city wonderful city cobbled streets walled city bratwurst the main square imperial castle train station market place at noon lorenz church sausage beautiful church second world war
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The old town in Nuernberg is packed with historic buildings and churches as well as the Castle at the top of the hill and the Albrecht Durer house. The toy museum is also in the old town near the river Pegnitz. There is good shopping...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobMcRobbie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit Nuremberg at Christmas time for the Christkindlesmarkt - the BEST in the world! Sample Lebkuchen (ginger bread), Gluehwein (hot mulled wine) and the typical Nuernberger Bratwuerste "3 im Weckla: (3 sausages in a roll). DELICIOUD!! Old world charm! Christmas will never be the same...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gabriele C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night in December just to see the famous Christmas market. We had a very nice walk along the river that lead us right into the Altstadt where the Christmas Markets are. The main market in the Hauptmarkt is very large...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sandiablonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited when the Xmas Market was on. Despite pouring rain the area was packed and very atmospheric. Not far from main rail station.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stoney55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting old square with a beautiful church. We missed the Xmas market by a couple of days so I suggest you try and visit that as it looks to be really good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Orland0_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think everybody visit the old town of Nuremberg..It is very well preserved and combines old and modern character of the city as there are also new buildings in the area but they are not marked as different..in the old city you can walk, make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sanCyprus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having had a brief taste of Nuremberg during a business trip I was keen to return with my wife to sample the Christmas markets. We visited in early December and stayed at the Le Meridian Grand Hotel, which is conveniently situated near the train station...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank merlin81260
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We specifically came to Nuremberg for the Christmas markets. It was a good decision and we are enjoying it tremendously. So much to see and experience. The weather is not so good,BUT that is no excuse not to go out and enjoy the festive season....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HermanK449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for just one day and it wasn`t nearly enough. at least 2 days needed. Christmas Market is lovely as is the Old Town. Did the free English tour and it was excellent

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oolaboola
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during Christmas markets. A very nice old town centre that was mostly rebuilt after ww2, retaining its charm and beauty. Very easy to walk through without getting lost.

Date of experience: December 2018
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