Saturday, May 31, 2008

Fruit in strange places

Entry to Germanic National Museum.

Friday, May 30, 2008

There's a view somewhere

After you've climbed the hill to the castle, this is what you see just before the gorgeous view over the city and even the countryside around Nuremberg is revealed. The two church spires are from St. Sebald.

Taken in spring, at one of the first warm days of 2007.

Thursday, May 29, 2008


As the city grew in size, the city wall ring was enlarged in several steps, so what once was an outer gate now is in the middle of the old city, guarding nothing.

I don't even know how much of this one is original, but it is cute and keeps the visitors happy. :)

Wednesday, May 28, 2008


View over a part of the old (well, rebuilt) town to the castle.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008


In a newly opened tiny espresso bar at Paniersplatz. (Thanks, guest photographer! :) )

Monday, May 26, 2008


... and once more, because I like the building so much.

Sunday, May 25, 2008


New Museum of Art and Design, again.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

City wall and moat

It almost looks like a peaceful scene of some castle, somewhere in the countryside... but the large building behind the trees gives away the illusion: this is right in the center of Nuremberg with a lot of traffic noise behind us.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Almost summer

Klarissenplatz, early May.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

No driver!

View from one of the new metro (line U3) trains which are operated fully automatically. Right now passengers are only allowed on these trains on some days, on June 14 the U3 will be officially opened.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Woman with wings

I do not know if this lady has a name, but she adorns the main entrance to Nurembergs police headquarters.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008


Remembering people who died of AIDS. On the pavement between St. Elisabeth and St. Jakob, near Weisser Turm.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Inside St. Elisabeth

The teutonic knights (Deutscher Orden) had a large hospital in Nuremberg, but there's nothing left of it. There's now a catholic church, St. Elisabeth, built in the 18th century, and rebuilt after the second world war. The interior is a circle, and this is the dome from the inside.

Sunday, May 18, 2008


This friendly little guy is part of a large fountain sculpture, right in front of the Metro "Weisser Turm".

Saturday, May 17, 2008


In case someone should ever need a hostel in Nuremberg -- this one is right inside the city wall, close to the Opernhaus metro station.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Germanic National Museum

Behind this wall is the very fine collection of musical instruments of the Germanic National Museum. The museum was closed that day, though.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Metro station Opernhaus

Open-air metro station just outside the old city wall - the building above it belongs to the Opera.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Main station

From inside the metro, the full string being "Hauptbahnhof".

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Neues Museum für Kunst und Design

The curved facade of the Neues Museum für Kunst und Design (New Museum for Art and Design), and Klarissenplatz mirrored in it. Nobody around, and the cafés not open yet.

Monday, May 12, 2008


At Klarissenplatz.