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Kaiserburg Nurnberg (Nuremberg Castle)

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Burg 13, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A long and steep walk, but pays dividends with a great view of Nuremberg. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed yesterday

The castle is gorgeous and definitely worth visiting but I wish we had signed up for a tour of the city & castle so we could've learned more about it's history and the stories that surround it. Reading super detailed history in the museum at...More

Thank inesba
Reviewed 2 days ago

This castle is the perfect way to finish your day exploring old town. It is a little bit of a walk up, but it is worth it to see the views and learn the history. You can go up the tower for a view or...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once there, interesting museum and trip up the tower for a good view of Nuremberg, Take some water with you as you will need it after the climb up

Thank Db909789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had great fun with kids in the castle. Had a nuremberg card, so visited multiple places over 2 days.

Thank Ignisdragon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is a must see while in Nuremberg. It is a steep climb up and especially tough in the blistering summer heat but it is definitely worth it. The history of the castle and it's occupants is amazing as are the panaramic views of...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing really special compared to other castles and castle town you might have seen in the region. The panoramic views of Nürnberg are also not particularly inspiring. As is always with places like this it could be challenging for families with small kids and strollers.

Thank Gordey Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most famous touristic spot in the beautiful city . Full of history since the middle Age. Here the Imperial Diets were held with the Emperor or the Sacro Roman Empire . Indeed was considered the capital of the empire . The Castile...More

Thank perpar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kaiserburg in the August and it was really interesting. We walked around, visited museum and there is part of the palace where is the oldest well of Nuremberg, but the main attraction of that little part is the guide who is doing a...More

1  Thank babydea03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very historic castle and certainly incredibly interesting. I would highly recommend a visit.

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20 August 2018|
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Response from CJTravelerTexas | Reviewed this property |
There are several car parks in and around the center of Nürnberg and within walking distance of the castle. They would be your best bet since street parking is fairly restrictive.
30 March 2018|
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Response from PalomitaBlanca | Reviewed this property |
There is parking right outside the castle.
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Response from cdhcch | Reviewed this property |
It comes down to have you been to another Germany old town? If not, then it is a yes. If you have and enjoyed the other one, then I would go. If you do like seeing old buildings/walls or moats, then do not go. I like old... More