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Nuremberg: City Tour with the Bimmelbahn Train

Nuremberg: City Tour with the Bimmelbahn Train

Explore the historic city of Nuremberg on board a picturesque tourist train. Enjoy a ride through the city center, departing from the main Market Square. Pass by the Schöner Brunnen, a beautiful 19-meter high gold fountain.  Next, drive by the Maxbrücke Bridge, St. Lawrence Church, the Hospital of the Holy Spirit and the Imperial Castle, one of Europe's most important medieval fortifications. Enjoy panoramic views of all the sites visited from the comfort of your train seat.  In addition, learn more about the history of the city and uncover its secrets and legends from your informative audio-guide. During this tour you will be able to see all of the city's highlights in just 40 minutes and afterwards can explore the city on your own.

Nuremberg: Medieval Dungeons Guided Tour

Nuremberg: Medieval Dungeons Guided Tour

Discover a world of crime and punishment while exploring the medieval dungeons below the old city hall. Learn about torture during the middle ages, what kind of punishments were used, and what the prisoners had to endure in the remand prison until they confessed, guilty or not. Being thrown into the dungeon was basically a death sentence in the middle ages. Find out why as you explore the medieval dungeons in the vaulted cellars of Nuremberg's old city hall. From the fourteenth century, the dungeons were used to hold and question prisoners pending judgment. Walk through the twelve small cells, check out the most original furnishings, and visit the torture chamber to gain an insight into what happened here during those dark times.

Nuremberg: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

Nuremberg: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

The prosperous city of Nuremberg provided the ideal basis for an active cultural and intellectual life, as well as a lively arts scene. Even today, numerous buildings, monuments and artworks still reflect the city's former importance. Your guide will provide information and insights on the churches, castle, and fountains you see, as well as on the city itself, past and present. You will also visit the Main Market Square.

Nuremberg: PLAYMOBIL®- FunPark

Nuremberg: PLAYMOBIL®- FunPark

Explore the PLAYMOBIL-FunPark which spreads over an area of more than 90,000 m² and is specially designed for children between 4 and 10 years old. Enjoy the exciting theme worlds where your little ones have a lot of space to play and run. The whole family can enjoy the Aktiv Park with many possibilities to climb, play and discover. Children can go on adventures in the Pirates' Sea, storm the corners of the Knights' Castle or experience the work of a gold digger in the Western City. Also enjoy a water playground, a slide area, a labyrinth of lights, mini-golf, and a go-kart course. If you need a break from all these exciting adventures, just visit one of the many restaurants in the park and get you a snack and a cold soft drink. In case you can't get enough of PLAYMOBIL, you can purchase the tiny figures at the PLAYMOBIL-Shop.

Nuremberg: Walking Tour of Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds

Nuremberg: Walking Tour of Former Nazi Party Rally Grounds

Experience a guided walking tour around the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds, home to the first National Socialist architecture in Germany. Walk around the remains of the huge structures they built and hear the history behind the grounds from your guide. Visit the historic sites of the Congress Hall, Great Road, and Zeppelin Field. Understand the function and effect of their architecture, the staging of the Nazi Party Rally events, and the basic features of the National Socialist view of history. Learn about the other side of the concentration camp system and hear about mass-scale propaganda shows at Nazi Party Rallies. Discover the current discussion about the use of the site. Finish your tour with a visit of the Zeppelin Tribune, designed to hold up to 200,000 people. If you would like to participate with a group of 10 or more people, please contact us by e-mail at info@geschichte-fuer-alle.de Please note that no invoices can be issued for bookings made via Getyourguide. The booking confirmation serves as proof of payment

Nuremberg: City Walls Guided Tour

Nuremberg: City Walls Guided Tour

Discover why Nuremberg was never conquered on this city walking tour with a local guide. Explore its defensive city walls along with the underground corridors at the Imperial Castle. As you walk along Nuremberg's city walls, see the narrow tunnels and high-vaulted chambers dug into the castle rocks. These tunnels and chambers were designed to make Nuremberg the most protected city in the empire. Admire the modern bastions built in the sixteenth century that can also withstand cannon fire. Stroll along a labyrinth of underground corridors designed to enable defenders to shoot at enemies from all sides as they tried to cross the moat. Learn about how the medieval weapons hidden inside the city walls worked and how the city's knights and defenders worked together to keep Nuremberg safe and protected.

Nuremberg: Historischer Kunstbunker WWII Art Bunker Tour

Nuremberg: Historischer Kunstbunker WWII Art Bunker Tour

Discover the rescue operation that saved artworks like works of Albrecht Dürer on this guided tour of the Historischer Kunstbunker in Nuremberg's Old Town. Find out which artworks survived the WWII bombings that destroyed 90 percent of the medieval Old Town. Meet your guide at the entrance to the Historischer Kunstbunker and begin your tour of the museum. Gain insight into how the Nazis used this space to preserve pricesless of works like the Altarpiece of Veit Stoss, the automaton clock from the Frauenkirche, and the Codex Manesse. Uncover how this cellar was used to store beer in medieval times. Hear about how Nuremberg was reduced to rubble in WWII and then rebuilt after the war.

Nuremberg: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Nuremberg: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Enjoy a day of city-sightseeing in Nuremberg in the comfort of a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus. See the city’s most famous monuments and buildings from great vantage points and learn about the city’s rich history. Sit back and relax and enjoy the 2-hour circuit as your guide entertains you with fascinating information about the popular attractions and the 1,000-year history of Frankonia's metropole. Benefit from the flexibility to hop-on or hop-off anytime at any of the 6 stops along the tour route. You will see that, besides gingerbread and fried sausages, Nuremberg has so much more to offer.

Nuremberg: 48-Hour CityCard with Free Public Transportation

Nuremberg: 48-Hour CityCard with Free Public Transportation

Nuremberg and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer, and the Nuremberg Card is the perfect way to get to know this wonderful region, conveniently and affordably. The Nuremberg Card gives you free admission to the most popular local museums and attractions, and gives you free use of public transportation in the urban area of Nuremberg and Fürth. Take a journey back in time with a visit to Nuremberg's imposing imperial castle and the informative Imperial Castle Museum, or explore another side of the cities history by heading to the Nazi Party Rally Grounds and the Nuremberg Trials Memorial. Planning a trip with children that are not so keen on history or are too young to learn about Nuremberg's darker chapters? Not a problem! Nuremberg and Fürth also offer plenty of activities for kids. The Toy Museum and the Planetarium are sure to be a hit, or simply take a stroll through the excellent Nuremberg Zoo. The card provides great deals in Nuremberg and Fürth for 48 hours, and the timing is up to you. Just book your desired date and time and get on your way! Save time and money with the Nürnberg Card, your ideal companion for 48 hours in this great city. Included are: Imperial Castle Nuremberg, Deutsches Museum Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Albrecht Dürer House, Neues Museum, Toy Museum, Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds Interim Exhibit, Memorium Nuremberg Trials, DB Museum, Museum for Communication, Museum of Industrial Culture with the School Museum, City Museum at Fembo House Permanent Exhibit: A Crown - Power - History, Museum Tucher Mansion, Bavarian Bible Museum, Museum of Natural History, towerofthesenses, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, Kunstvilla Nuremberg, Kunsthaus Nuremberg, Museum Executioner’s House, Zoo Nuremberg, Children’s Museum, Red Cross Museum, Motor Museum Merk, Faber-Castell Stately Home with the Museum “Alte Mine”, Bratwurst Museum, Jewish Museum Franconia, Fürth, City Museum Fürth, Ludwig Erhard Center Fürth. 50 % discount at: Historical Rock Cut Cellars * (historische-felsengaenge.de), Underground of Nuremberg * (nbguw.de), Nicolaus Copernicus Planetarium (planetarium-nuernberg.de), Stadium Tours * (stadion-nuernberg.de/en). Tip for families: 1 € discount at Playmobil FunPark, Zirndorf

Nuremberg: Old Town Guided Tour By Bus

Nuremberg: Old Town Guided Tour By Bus

Best of Nuremberg in forty minutes. This tour is especially for visitors of Nuremberg, who want to explore the most important sightseeings of the historic old city centre in as a short time as possible. We offer you a low budget and time-saving option in the form of a small city tour, which will take one hour. Discover the city centre comfortably from the top of our double-decker busses. The tour starts at the main market near the beautiful fountain. We drive through the historic districs St. Sebald and St. Lorenz, to the St. Elisabeth church, along the street of human rights and german national museum. The highlight of the tour is the nuremberg castle, the landmark of the city. So step aboard and go on tour with us through the fascinating medieval city centre.

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