Visit Nuremberg's top attractions in this 2.8 hours itinerary. Mauthalle, Handwerkerhof, Willy-Brandt-Denkmal and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 2.8 hours Nuremberg itinerary.
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From 1868 onwards, Bismarck monuments were erected in many parts of the German Empire in honour of the long-serving Prussian minister-president and first German Reichskanzler, Prince Otto von Bismarck. Today some of these monuments are on the soil of other countries including France, Poland and Russia as well as the former German colonies on other continents. == History == === Importance === The Bismarck monuments were the most visible and permanent expression of the veneration of Bismarck within the Empire. The size and cost of these symbols ranged from commemorative plaques to large monuments incorporating several groups of figures such as the Bismarck Memorial in Berlin. The flood of Bismarck monuments of all kinds constituted the third major wave of monument building in the German Empire after the warrior and victory monuments for the so-called Wars of Unification of 1864, 1866 and 1870–71, and the Emperor William monuments.Read more
St Egidien on Egidienplatz is the former Benedictine Abbey of Saint Giles (Egidienskirche), now a church in the former free imperial city of Nuremberg, southern Germany. It is considered a significant contribution to the baroque church architecture of Middle Franconia. == History == The first church building was probably built in the years 1120/1130 on the site of the second, northern Nuremberg royal court. The royal courts administered royal possessions, agriculture and forestry. Thus, it had the status of a royal church.Read more
The Katharinenkirche (St. Catherine's Church) in Nuremberg, Bavaria, was an important mediaeval church, destroyed during the Second World War and preserved as a ruin. == History == St. Catherine's was the church of a former Dominican convent, in the Diocese of Bamberg, famous for its Medieval Library. It was founded in 1295 by Konrad von Neumarkt and his wife Adelheid, patricians of the Pfinzig family.Read more
Neues Museum Nürnberg is a museum for modern and contemporary art and design in Nuremberg, Germany. It was opened in April 2000.Read more
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