Nürnberger Rathaus

Nürnberger Rathaus, Nuremberg: Address, Nürnberger Rathaus Reviews: 4/5

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Neighbourhood: Altstadt - St. Sebald
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  • Lorenzkirche • 6 min walk
  • Wöhrder Wiese • 10 min walk

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Michael B
Portsmouth, UK35 contributions
Dec 2019 • Family
The dungeon tour for English, is basically an issue of a display unit which has no subtitles and gives little information. The tour guide was miserable and just pointed towards cells. We were shocked we were outside... "was that it?" We all asked each other.

Don't bother with that.

Written 17 December 2019
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Mohit S
Bengaluru, India2,068 contributions
Sep 2019
This is an average place. You will find it on the way to fort.
This is now a restaurant. Only saw if from outside.
Written 6 October 2019
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Rafal W
Skoki, Poland1,391 contributions
Aug 2019
Despite of being one of the most important city in the Holy Roman Empire, Nuremberg did not have its own town hall until 14th century. Construction of Gothic edifice, located to the east from St. Sebald Church, and on the right, North bank, of Pegnitz River started in 1332 under direction of city's architect Philip Gross. Wars, Craftsmen's Uprising, recurrences of Black Death plague, pogroms of Jews, or later in 16th century conflicts between Catholics and Protestants, all these did not stop city from growth. Having acquired city rights along with other privileges Nuremberg flourished despite of all these calamities. Its most know and celebrated citizen, Albrecht Durer, designed and directed executing of wall and ceiling painting for Rathaus' great hall. It was, at the time, the largest wall and ceiling painting in Europe, surpassed only by Sistine Chapel. Durer's work was a part of major renovation works ordered by city council in the first half of 16th century. One hundred years later another great works were undertaken during which town hall acquired its elongated, monumental West Facade with Baroque portals. under city's master builder and architect Wolf Jacob Stromer. What we can see today is from the West its Renaissance elevation with strong influence of Italian architecture. South - East part of Town Hall building preserved its original Gothic elements. Beneath the Great Hall are located medieval dungeons where guided tour can take you to the torture chambers and prison cells. In Ehrenhalle, on the ground floor, are kept replicas of imperial regalia. Unfortunately, none of the Durer's wall paintings has survived. They were destroyed during WWII, after heavy bombing in 1944-45.
Written 3 October 2019
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JeffTheChairman
Exeter, UK1,126 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
Whilst on a walking tour visited Nuremberg Rathaus - Town Hall
Architecturally an important building with important plaques above each door
Very central
Written 12 August 2019
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Tiberiu_Baranyi
Timisoara, Romania7,734 contributions
May 2019
In the center of the old town of Nuremberg there you can find the Town Hall - built ages ago still functioning today.
Now since you are walking through the old town this is a place you should add to your landmarks you want to check out. It is an impressive building than was rebuilt after WWII - like many other buildings in Nuremberg - and they really did a very good job. Now for those into history for sure it is more to it than for the regular tourist, also for those into architecture it can be very interesting.
Also those into sculpture might find it interesting due to the decorations that can be seen on the above the doors and on the building. Of-course if you are on a guided tour you will learn much more about the place. What I'm not sure if you can get inside and visit since it is an administrative building
Overall I do recommend you include the Town Hall into your Nuremberg tour.
Written 8 August 2019
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lcbs
Grand Manan, Canada129 contributions
Oct 2018 • Friends
So few people are aware of the significance of the statuary above the doors of the Nurnburger Rathaus. These represent the 4 eras told about in the book of Daniel which accurately tell of the future of the Babylonians, the Persians and Medes, Alexander and the Greeks, and the Roman Empire. They were sculpted in the Reformation period of Martin Luther and his contemporaries. They tell the story of the four great empires - and the revival of the 4th, under the Papal system, is still in existence. A very significant work and a very significant story, known by few.
Written 5 October 2018
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jandlUk
Chesterfield, UK1,416 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
The Town Hall - yet another reconstructed building after the extensive damages of WW2 bombing. Good job though. Can’t miss the place if you are in the Altstadt
Written 4 September 2018
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Mark42139
New York City, NY1,440 contributions
Jul 2018 • Solo
Seeing the Town Hall is certainly interesting and very worthwhile. I think you should certainly make time to see it.
Written 5 August 2018
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Raffaello P
Nuremberg, Germany58 contributions
Dec 2017
Close to the St. Sebaldus and the Hauptmarket is the Nuremberg Rathaus: the hause of the municipality. It's a huge building with a beautiful facade.
Written 9 July 2018
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debsywalker
Slough, UK2,946 contributions
Jun 2018 • Solo
Lovely exterior which highlights the past of the City, you can also eat in a restaurant and the food is good.
Written 9 June 2018
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