Language School in Nuremberg

Information about Nuremberg

Nuremberg is the second largest city in Bavaria and it is situated on Pegnitz River.

Nuremberg was founded in the 11th century and was a location of Imperial castle. Very often Nuremberg was the “unofficial capital” of the Holy Roman Empire, first of all because Reichstage (Imperial Diets) and courts at Nuremberg Castle. For many people Nuremberg is associated with its traditional gingerbread (Lebkuchen) products and handmade toys. Pocket watches — Nuremberg eggs — were made here in the 16th century by Peter Henlein. In the 19th century Nuremberg became the "industrial heart" of Bavaria with companies such as Siemens and MAN based here.

Nuremberg is also famous for its Christkindlesmarkt (Christmas market), with handmade ornaments and delicacies. Many sightseeing places as Nuremberg Castle, Heilig-Geist-Spital, the Gothic Schöner Brunnen (Beautiful Fountain) and countless churches are the important attractions of the city. For superstitious people the Nuremberg Ring (now welded within an iron fence) should be very interesting: is said to bring good luck to those who touch it.