Sights & Attractions in Franconia and the German Danube


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Name Category Location
The great painter Albrecht Dürer lived here from...
Houses / Mansions Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Alte Kapelle
Erected by the Calolingian order in the 9th...
Religious Sites Regensburg
Altes Rathaus
This ancient building on Rathausplatz abuts the...
Architectural Sites Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Altes Rathaus
The picture-book complex of medieval half-timber...
Houses / Mansions Regensburg
Brückturm Museum
With its tiny windows, weathered tiles, and pink...
Architectural Sites Regensburg
Dom St. Peter
Regensburg's transcendent cathedral, modeled on...
Religious Sites Regensburg
Dom St. Stephan
The cathedral rises majestically on the highest...
Religious Sites Passau
This large square in front of the Dom is...
Squares Passau
Domschatz- und Diözesanmuseum
The cathedral museum houses one of Bavaria's...
Museums / Galleries Passau
The fine late-Gothic Frauenkirche was built in...
Religious Sites Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
You could spend days visiting this vast museum,...
Museums / Galleries Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
The world's most comprehensive collection of...
Museums / Galleries Passau
Nürnberg's central market square was once the...
Squares Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Historisches Museum
The municipal museum vividly relates the cultural...
Museums / Galleries Regensburg
Jüdisches Museum Franken
The everyday life of the Jewish community in...
Museums / Galleries Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
The city's main attraction is a grand yet playful...
Castles / Palaces Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
This lovely church, in the baroque style from...
Religious Sites Regensburg
Museum für Kommunikation
Two museums have been amalgamated under a single...
Museums / Galleries Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Neues Museum
Anything but medieval, this museum is devoted to...
Museums / Galleries Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
This oversize square was once the heart of the...
Squares Regensburg
This 12th-century building with a baroque...
Architectural Sites Regensburg
Porta Praetoria
The rough-hewn former gate to the old Roman camp,...
Archaeological Sites Regensburg
Passau's 14th-century town hall sits like a...
Government Buildings Passau
Römermuseum Kastell Boiotro
While excavating a 17th-century pilgrimage...
Museums / Galleries Passau
Schloss Emmeram
Formerly a Benedictine monastery, this is the...
Castles / Palaces Regensburg
Young and old are captivated by this playful...
Museums / Galleries Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
St. Emmeram
The family church of the Thurn und Taxis family...
Religious Sites Regensburg
St. Kassian
Regensburg's oldest church was founded in the 8th...
Religious Sites Regensburg
St. Lorenz Kirche
In a city with several striking churches, St....
Religious Sites Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
St. Sebaldus Kirche
Although St. Sebaldus lacks the quantity of art...
Religious Sites Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
This city history museum is in the Fembohaus, a...
Museums / Galleries Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Steinerne Brücke
This impressive old bridge resting on massive...
Bridges / Tunnels Regensburg
Tiergarten Nürnberg
The well-stocked Nürnberg Zoo has a dolphinarium...
Zoos / Aquariums Nurnberg (Nuremberg)
Veste Oberhaus
The powerful fortress and summer castle...
Museums / Galleries Passau

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