Nuremberg Palace of Justice, Nuremberg

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The post-World War II Nuremburg Trials were held right here at Nuremberg Palace of Justice. You can take a guided tour or explore on your own with an audio guide. You'll learn about the background, progression, and repercussions of these significant trials. Relics from the hearings, including parts of the original dock, audiotapes, and films, are on display. The courtroom where the trials took place is still in use today. You may not be able to enter it if court is in session. However, you can still view the courtroom through a skylight. Take a look at our Nuremberg trip itinerary app to schedule your visit to Nuremberg Palace of Justice and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The Nuremberg Tribunal is a very important chapter in history. The curator has done a good job in telling this story. The audio guide (scanned code and listened on your own phone) provides rich...  more »
  • This site is a little out of the way to get to (reached by U-bahn (subway) and then walking a moderate distance) but worth the effort, especially for WW II history buffs. You can actually go into...  more »
  • Very nice monument. We visited it on 1.5., so maybe that was the reason of not many people there. You can learn a lot about the trial, but also other things connected to the war crimes. I can recommend for a stop on your route, you can do it in 1 hour.
  • Very interesting to see how the Soviet influence affected the other 12 trials following the obvious and most famous initial trial. A very good museum. I'd like the audio translated to english text. You would be right if you thought the Soviets would want to fry them all, it got political quite quickly.

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