Kaiserburg Nurnberg, Nuremberg

4.3
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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  • First of all, get yourself ready for a good walk up a steep hill. OK, so we know they built castles on hills for obvious reasons, but you may need to take your time on this climb. The good news is...  more »
  • Self-guided tour was very interesting. We had purchased the Nuremburg card, which included admission to this and other museums as well as access to local transportation. The tour did require...  more »
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