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Nuremberg's many sights make sure that no visitor will be bored. From the Germanische Nationalmuseum, Albrecht Dürer's House, the New Museum for Art and Design right through to the Documentation Centre Party Rally Grounds, over 30 museums offer exhibitions on a wide variety of topics.
Those who prefer open-air exploration, may take a look at some of Nuremberg's many historical buildings. The imperial castle is particularly impressive. Nuremberg's churches and fountains are also well worth a visit.
All those who are curious for more, can visit the "Tiergarten" one of Europe's most beautifully landscaped zoos, the Planetarium, the State Theatre and Opera and many fascinating small theatres.
Nuremberg is the largest city of the historical region Franconia with about half a million inhabitants, and its metropolitan area about 1.017 million inhabitants.
The town in conjunction with neighboring cities Fürth, Erlangen and Schwabach form the economic and cultural center of northern Bavaria, called the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region since 2005.
Despite the massive destruction of the city during the Second World War, most of the medieval buildings were reconstructed from original plans thad existed since the Middle Ages. Even today, the historical center is surrounded by ancient walls with a length of 4 km. Albrecht Dürer spent most of his life in Nuremberg, and his former residence a museum with exhibits about his life.
HOW TO GET THERE
Every year, more than 3.8 million air passengers travel via Nuremberg International Airport, only a few minutes by underground away from the city centre. The international airport boasts up to 70 direct flight links to destinations in 21 countries.
The main railway station, recently lavishly refurbished, is connected to the national and international network of EC, IC and ICE trains and is used by 40 million travellers each year. From summer 2006, the new high speed (ICE) track between Nuremberg and Munich will shorten the travelling time between these two major Bavarian centres to just over an hour.
The city is surrounded by a network of motorways connecting it to all directions of the compass. A state-of-the-art dynamic traffic guidance system provides easy access to the city and facilitates parking during major events.
More and more guests travel to Nuremberg by boat on the Main-Danube Canal. Every year, more than 500 cruise ships are expected in the port of Nuremberg. Shipping companies are offering Christmas tours, wine tours, and romantic art and culture tours.
Nuremberg boasts a close network of suburban and underground trains, buses and trams. The city's surroundings, too, are well connected by public transport. You can find current time tables, prices and much more information on the websites of the various companies.
More than 60 taxi stances can be found all over Nuremberg at all important traffic crossroads, buildings and institutions, such as the airport and the main train station, the main market square, the stadium and the trade fair centre. Taxis may also be ordered by phone via the "Taxizentrale" central switchboard. Taxizentrale Nürnberg (central taxi switchboard): 0911 / 1 94 10.