5. Nuremberg Tour - Half day
Firstly, you will visit the Tiergärtnertor gate which is part of the Nuremberg city wall. The name of the gate has its origin due to a former game reserve of the burgrave in the nearby moat. Here, you will see the main gate of Nuremberg towards the northwest. It is the entrance to the old city and is located in one of the most beautiful squares of the city. Secondly, you will be visiting the half-timbered house known as Albrecht Durer's House which was the home of German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer from 1509 until his death in 1528. The House lies in the extreme north-west of Nuremberg. The next destination will be the Nuremberg Castle which is a group of medieval fortified buildings on a sandstone ridge dominating the historical center. Here, you will see one of Europe's most formidable medieval fortifications which include the Castle itself along with city walls. Walk by the Nuremberg Town Hall which is located in the Old Town. It is one of the city's attractions to the historic mile of Nuremberg. Then, you'll be visiting the Handwerkerhof which was created in 1971 as a tourist attraction in the so-called "Armory" of the women's gate of the last Nuremberg city fortification. It is located on the old town entrance "Königstor" and is a popular tourist destination in Nuremberg. You will be astonished when you see the church tower of Frauenkirche which is 115.6 meters (379 ft) in height. Here, you will see the tallest structure in the city and the second tallest brickwork tower in the world. Finally, you will visit the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds. The campus covers about 11 square kilometers in the southeast. Here is the site where six of the Nazi party rallies were held between 1933 and 1938.