Sights & Attractions in Franconia and the German Danube

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Albrecht-Dürer-Haus
The great painter Albrecht Dürer lived here from 1509 until his...
Houses / Mansions Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Alte Kapelle
Erected by the Calolingian order in the 9th century, the Old...
Religious Sites Regensburg
 
Altes Rathaus
This ancient building on Rathausplatz abuts the rear of St. Sebaldus...
Architectural Sites Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Altes Rathaus
The picture-book complex of medieval half-timber buildings, with...
Houses / Mansions Regensburg
 
Brückturm Museum
With its tiny windows, weathered tiles, and pink plaster, this...
Architectural Sites Regensburg
 
Dom St. Peter
Regensburg's transcendent cathedral, modeled on the airy, powerful...
Religious Sites Regensburg
 
Dom St. Stephan
The cathedral rises majestically on the highest point of the...
Religious Sites Passau
 
Domplatz
This large square in front of the Dom is bordered by sturdy 17th...
Squares Passau
 
Domschatz- und Diözesanmuseum
The cathedral museum houses one of Bavaria's largest collections...
Museums / Galleries Passau
 
Frauenkirche
The fine late-Gothic Frauenkirche was built in 1350, with the...
Religious Sites Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
You could spend days visiting this vast museum, which showcases...
Museums / Galleries Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Glasmuseum
The world's most comprehensive collection of European glass is...
Museums / Galleries Passau
 
Hauptmarkt
Nürnberg's central market square was once the city's Jewish Quarter...
Squares Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Historisches Museum
The municipal museum vividly relates the cultural history of...
Museums / Galleries Regensburg
 
Jüdisches Museum Franken
The everyday life of the Jewish community in Franconia and Fürth...
Museums / Galleries Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Kaiserburg
The city's main attraction is a grand yet playful collection...
Castles / Palaces Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Karmelitenkirche
This lovely church, in the baroque style from crypt to cupola...
Religious Sites Regensburg
 
Museum für Kommunikation
Two museums have been amalgamated under a single roof here: the...
Museums / Galleries Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Neues Museum
Anything but medieval, this museum is devoted to international...
Museums / Galleries Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Neupfarrplatz
This oversize square was once the heart of the Jewish ghetto...
Squares Regensburg
 
Niedermünster
This 12th-century building with a baroque interior was originally...
Architectural Sites Regensburg
 
Porta Praetoria
The rough-hewn former gate to the old Roman camp, built in AD...
Archaeological Sites Regensburg
 
Rathaus
Passau's 14th-century town hall sits like a Venetian merchant's...
Government Buildings Passau
 
Römermuseum Kastell Boiotro
While excavating a 17th-century pilgrimage church, archaeologists...
Museums / Galleries Passau
 
Schloss Emmeram
Formerly a Benedictine monastery, this is the ancestral home...
Castles / Palaces Regensburg
 
Spielzeugmuseum
Young and old are captivated by this playful museum, which has...
Museums / Galleries Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
St. Emmeram
The family church of the Thurn und Taxis family stands across...
Religious Sites Regensburg
 
St. Kassian
Regensburg's oldest church was founded in the 8th century. Don't...
Religious Sites Regensburg
 
St. Lorenz Kirche
In a city with several striking churches, St. Lorenz is considered...
Religious Sites Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
St. Sebaldus Kirche
Although St. Sebaldus lacks the quantity of art treasures found...
Religious Sites Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Stadtmuseum
This city history museum is in the Fembohaus, a dignified patrician...
Museums / Galleries Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Steinerne Brücke
This impressive old bridge resting on massive pontoons is Regensburg's...
Bridges / Tunnels Regensburg
 
Tiergarten Nürnberg
The well-stocked Nürnberg Zoo has a dolphinarium where dolphins...
Zoos / Aquariums Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
 
Veste Oberhaus
The powerful fortress and summer castle commissioned by Bishop...
Museums / Galleries Passau
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