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Nuremberg Christmas Market

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Nuremberg's Christmas Market starts at the end of November and continues through December. It's a traditional, festive German market with yuletide treats like gluhwein, gingerbread and Nuremberg's famous bratwurst sausages. The opening ceremony is...more
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Hauptmarkt, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Many authentic and unique German items for sale. Incredible ambience in the heart of old town Nuremberg. Short walk from train station.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is by far the best christmast market we have been to in Germany (munich, speyer, koln, karlsruhe). Located across from the cathedral, it is lighted up in the evening, beautiful!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the largest and best of all the markets we visited on our nine day Viking river cruise on the Danube. It was much larger than any of the others with more Christmas items and fewer clothing and non-Christmas vendors. It is very crowded...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've long dreamed of visiting the Christmas markets in Europe and finally made the dream a reality. In addition to the market here in Nuremberg we also visited markets in Prague and Vienna. In comparison the market in Nuremberg is a standout for its style,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best Christmas markets I have attended. Attended by a wonderful and polite crowd. It has everything you could want in a safe environment.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pitt-Duq
Reviewed yesterday

Recently visited Christmas Market.Home with a couple more mugs after having a couple of Gluhwein.Food lovely.Plenty of nice sweet treats.Good selection of items to purchase. Lovely Christmas atmosphere.They have a section for children which has a couple of rides.Not forgetting Santa.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nuremberg Christmas market was the first German Christmas market that I have visited and it was absolutely incredible. So many different stalls and better than I imagined it would be. I was very impressed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MannieHolt96
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We made our journey from Munich on a chilly Saturday. It was cold but that didn't stole the Christmas spirit. The market was lighted early since it wasn't sunny. Aroma of cinnamon roasted nuts filled the air. There was a separate area for children and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There’s no doubt why this market is one of the most famous! It’s huge and magical! They have an international market as well and it didn’t disappoint. We went early on a Sunday morning to avoid the crowds- that was an excellent choice as it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ABroner
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely loved this Christmas market. So many happy people having fun. Tried wonderful variety of food and drink. And it was all DELICIOUS and so inexpensive. Just the best Christmas market I have ever been to. I am so glad I finally went and would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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dprreal
5 November 2018|
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Response from Janet_753 | Reviewed this property |
The markets generally open during the last week of November and will be open until Christmas Eve. Advent starts on December 2nd this year and the markets in Germany seem to opening about a week before that. Advent in 2019... More
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Sleepy1811
8 October 2018|
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Download the DB Navigator app. It will provide you information on public modes of transportation, and offer you the opportunity to purchase mobile tickets. It typically depends on the city that you're traveling to. Usually... More
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3 October 2018|
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Response from CobaltMicks | Reviewed this property |
Hi there The Christmas Market opens on 30 November and runs until 24 December. I am not sure of the opening time on the first day as there is a ceremony to start with. From 1 December, the times are from 10am - 9pm every... More
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