Nuremberg city life
Nuremberg is a typical German city, with gothic churches, preserving elements from the medieval times. The city is home to a towering imperial castle, which was one of the most important residences of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.
Major attractions in Nuremberg:
- Germanisches Nationalmuseum
- House of Albrecht Dürer
- Neues Museum Nürnberg (Modern Art Museum)
- Nuremberg Toy Museum
- Nuremberg Castle
- St. Sebald's and Frauenkirche Churches (Our Lady's Church)
Check out the Nuremberg Ring, which is said to bring good luck to people who spin it and visit the Nazi party rally grounds. Have a walk and admire the lovely architecture, including the lovely Fleischbrücke Bridge.
See a German play at the Nuremberg State Theatre and attend some of the festivals held in the city, like the Nuremberg International Chamber Music Festival (Internationales Kammermusikfestival Nürnberg) held annually in early September and many others.
Fashion lovers should check out the main shopping district, the Lorenzer Altstadt, and you can find some cheap stores in Breite Gasse.
Since the city is known for Nürnberger Bratwurst (grilled sausage), you should definitely try it out along with a traditional German beer. Relax in the lovely cafes and bars and have fun in cool night clubs.
Whenever you feel like getting out of the city, you are a little over an hour away from Munich, and just fifty minutes away from Bamberg city.
International atmosphere in Nuremberg
For a medium sized German city, Nuremberg is multicultural, with almost 40% of its residents born overseas. The minorities living here are people from: Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Greece, Croatia, Romania, Poland, Serbia, Italy.
As Germany as a whole is a prosperous country, with a growing economy, many foreign investors and business people have always been interested in this area and the city is also home to many multinational companies.
In Nuremberg, winters are pretty mild for a German city, although sometimes it gets pretty cold, and summers are usually warm. The average temperatures in winter are between -3 °C (27 °F) to 4 °C (39 °F). In summer, temperatures range around 25 °C (77 °F) during the day. Precipitation is recorded throughout the whole year, with February and April as the driest months and July having many rainfalls.