Nuremberg Tourism

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Glistening and glaring with its medieval architectural wonders, situated in Bavaria Germany, Nuremberg stands distinguished in Europe owing to its history Of Nazi regime, German Renaissance and Christmas markets. A confluence of medieval and the modern, the town imprints its memories on the minds of the visitors with sights and landscapes which have no parallels anywhere else in the world. A picture perfect Fleisch Bridge built upon the river Pegnitz, the Old Town or its medieval walls embellish this city and unravel the stories that went into making them. The city’s name is left immortal for having given birth to the new forms of German Renaissance art and artists- the most famous of all, Albrecht Durer, was actually born here. Nuremberg’s Christmas markets have been attracting tourists from all over the world, recreating the medieval charm and filling the air with enticing smells of mulled wine and rum punch, roasted almonds, Nuremberg bratwurst and gingerbread.  

In juxtaposition to its revelry, the city has also been a witness to one of the darkest periods of human history- the Nazi Regime. Believe it or not, people visit Nuremberg today, to witness the vestiges of Nazi political megalomania. The site of famous Nuremberg Trials, which ultimately redeemed this city for propagating peace and justice to humanity by punishing its offenders.

With such a chequered history, Nuremberg today, stands for the glory and darkness of human establishment- a perfect destination to understand history, to view the picturesque Germany and to immerse into culinary delight.

Nuremberg Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Nuremberg tips for your visit

  • While most of the city is safe even at night, poorly lit areas as well as deserted parks should be avoided, especially by women.
  • If you have a long way to go after a night out, take a taxi rather than walking.
  • Pickpockets can be a problem in some of the main tourist hotspots.
  • Visitors need to exhibit a certain sensitivity to display respect to the culture and avoid giving offence to people at prayer.
  • Photography is banned in most of the churches, even if it is allowed, then do switch off the camera’s flash and sound. This would be one of the ways to respect the Christian tradition.
  • The Germans do enjoy a good handshake. Its a way to promote intimacy and friendship.
  • If you are invited to a German home, its always polite to take a gift(flowers or wine).
  • Germans have a tendency to indulge into the discussions about history and politics owing to their role in and responsibility for the atrocities of World War II. It would be brainstorming to enter into such discussions.
  • It's polite to ask if someone speaks English(sprechen Sie Englisch) before addressing them in English.
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Facts and Stats for Nuremberg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nuremberg

    Know the pollution level of Nuremberg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Nuremberg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nuremberg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nuremberg.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.13 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.15 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.89 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.97 (Low)
    • Attacks 41.28 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 47.56 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.29 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.85 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.98 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.95 (Moderate)
  • Living in Nuremberg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Nuremberg is 170.65 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 62.09 (High)
    • Climate Index 76.87 (High)
    • Pollution Index 19.53 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.83 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.98 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 101.52 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nuremberg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nuremberg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.62 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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