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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  • Really enjoyed our visit here. Not the most impressive castle in terms of appearance but it does have a fascinating history. I speak an intermediate level of German but a lot of the information...  more »
  • This must see castle, sitting atop a rocky promontory overlooking the old city, naturally protected from its surroundings, is arguably the raison d'être for the original settlement of the city. It...  more »
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  • 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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