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Frauenkirche, Nuremberg

#5 of 39 in Historic Sites in Nuremberg
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Erected on the eastern side of the city's main market, Frauenkirche was constructed in the 14th century, and massive restoration projects inside the cathedral have given the Middle Age sculptures new life. One of these works of art is the Tucher Altar, crafted in 1440. An eye-catching feature of the church is the Männleinlaufen, a mechanical clock that commemorates the 14th century Golden Bull. Charles IV, the Holy Roman Emperor, is pictured on the clock with his prince-electors surrounding him. For Frauenkirche and beyond, use our Nuremberg travel route planner to get the most from your Nuremberg vacation.
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  • This church is located right on the main market and is unique in its architecture. It has a mechanical clock which at noon will have a small display for visitors. Worth visiting.  more »
  • The church is located on the Nuremberg Hauptmarkt. It was almost completely destroyed during the Second World War, but was restored after the war and completed in the 1990’s. The mechanical clock of....  more »
  • Daily afternoon bells are ringing and old glimpses of king and environment
  • Absolutely wonderful and awe inspiring architecture. Would love to come back. Don’t hesitate to go check this site out!

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