Kaiserburg Nurnberg, Nuremberg

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Visit one of the most important imperial residences of the Middle Ages at Kaiserburg Nurnberg. The hilltop sandstone castle complex and the ancient walls surrounding the city are considered one of the most effective medieval war systems in Europe. You can tour the imperial apartments to admire original 16th-century décor. You also can visit the castle's Romanesque double chapel with Gothic ornamentation. Enjoy the city views with a beverage at the beer garden adjacent to the castle. Work out when and for how long to visit Kaiserburg Nurnberg and other Nuremberg attractions using our handy Nuremberg trip planner.
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  • There is alot of up and down walking here. They do have bathrooms available and there are souvenir shops that were not open while we there. My suggestion is to get a guided tour because you get a...  more »
  • Very nice castle with a great view of Nurnberg, nice old eatery downstairs, lots of concerts, a must-see in Nurnberg.Wonderful view.  more »
  • Beautiful and scenic. They have you buy tickets which are very reasonable and you can take a self guided tour through. There are cases with historic armor and weapons. Beautiful architecture and halls. Simply a must see if you are nearby or visiting! It is up on a hill so bring some comfortable shoes and some water! Would love to come back.
  • A lot of reconstruction and covid rules.

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