Franconia and the German Danube Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Franconia and the German Danube - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Albrecht-Dürer-Haus

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The great painter Albrecht Dürer lived here from 1509 until his death in 1528. This beautifully preserved late-medieval house is typical...

Altes Rathaus

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This ancient building on Rathausplatz abuts the rear of St. Sebaldus Kirche; it was erected in 1332, destroyed in World War II, and subsequently...

Christkindlesmarkt

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Perhaps the most famous Christmas Market in Germany, the Nürnberg Christkindlesmarkt sits on the town's cobblestone main square beneath...

Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds

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On the eastern outskirts of the city, the Ausstellung Faszination und Gewalt (Fascination and Terror Exhibition) documents the political,...

Frauenkirche

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The fine late-Gothic Frauenkirche was built in 1350, with the approval of Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, on the site of a synagogue that...

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

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You could spend a lifetime exploring the largest museum of its kind in Germany. This vast museum showcases the country's cultural and...

Hauptmarkt

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Nürnberg's central market square was once the city's Jewish Quarter. When the people of Nürnberg petitioned their emperor, Charles...

Jüdisches Museum Franken

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The everyday life of the Jewish community in Franconia and Fürth is examined in this Jewish museum: books, seder plates, old statutes,...

Kaiserburg

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The city's main attraction is a grand yet playful collection of buildings standing just inside the city walls; it was once the residence...

Museum für Kommunikation

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Two museums about how people stay connected have been amalgamated under a single roof here: the German Railway Museum and the Museum...

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