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Cuisine Shops

Bread store in Nuremberg, Germany

Bread store in Nuremberg, Germany

I had known Nuremberg is famous for its Lebkuchen but I was surprised how many sorts of bread this bread store (Feinkost Nikolaus Schwarz) is offering. Amazing how different the outer crusts and the crumbles of each loaf look like. And yes, I always love a good piece of bread. What about you?

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Architecture

Chörlein of St Sebaldus in Nuremberg, Germany

Chörlein of St Sebaldus in Nuremberg, Germany

In Nuremberg one can often see architectural elements looking like a secular bay but actually they are the choirs of private chapels named Chörlein. Probably the most beautiful Chörlein I saw at the presbytery of St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebald)

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Sundials

Sundial at the Fembohaus of Nuremberg

Sundial at the Fembohaus of Nuremberg, Germany

Sundial at the Fembohaus which houses the city museum of Nuremberg. Inside one can see a lot of fascinating stuff, e.g. a big model showing Nuremberg before World War II.

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Urban Walks

Teddy bears in the streets of Nuremberg

Teddy bears in the streets of Nuremberg, Germany

Cute! A group of teddy bears having a cup of coffee in front of a puppet shop in the streets of Nuremberg. Well, who of them could be me?

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Signs

The beekeeper with a crossbow in Nuremberg

The beekeeper with a crossbow in Nuremberg, Germany

Surprising detail seen at this house sign of an inn: The man with the crossbow is actually a beekeeper! I was told beekeepers were allowed to use this dangerous weapon in order to keep away bears.

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Public Art Sculptures

‘Hare’ by Jürgen Goertz in Nuremberg, Germany

Sculpture by Jürgen Goertz in Nuremberg, Germany

Remarkable sculpture created by the artist Jürgen Goertz seen on an even more striking place. It is situated in sight distance of Albrecht Dürer’s home, the creator of the famous painting: ‘Young Hare’.

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Dragons Sculptures

Saint George in Nuremberg, Germany

Sankt George in Nuremberg, Germany

A statue of Saint George and the Dragon in the streets of Nuremberg. So far the most statues of Saint George I have seen are showing him a clear winner. Well, I’d say this time the state of the dragon is tight but not hopeless. What do you think?

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Photos

Fun presents in Nuremberg, Germany

Presents from Nuremberg, Germany

Fun presents found at my hotel room. A box of Lebkuchen and the artist Albrecht Dürer as toy figurine. Actually Nuremberg is for both pretty famous. By the way a big exhibition with the works of the young Dürer will open on May 24th. A good reason to go back to Nuremberg soon.

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City Walls

The town wall of Nuremberg, Germany

Town wall of Nuremberg, Germany

Nürnberg (Nuremberg) is still surrounded by a strong town wall to a large extend. I had this view from the room of my hotel which was situated inside the walls. So I had this excellent view of the guard’s walkway.

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Cuisine Restaurants

Historical tavern ‘Wurstkuchl’ in Regensburg

Historical tavern in Regensburg, Germany

The historical tavern ‘Wurstkuchl’ offers delicious sausages and sauerkraut for more than 500 years. In earlier times the workers used to have their lunch there, today a lot of tourists and even ducks stop by 🙂

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Ships

River cruise ship Kristallkönigin

River cruise ship Kristallkönigin

In the afternoon I had the chance to walk through the decks of a very special ship: The ‘Kristallkönigin’. This was a river cruise ship decorated with a lot of Swarovski elements. Do you know the products by Swarovski?

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Cafés

Café Fürstenhof in Regensburg, Germany

Café Fürstenhof in Regensburg, Germany

I just love the style of this café in Regensburg named Café Fürstenhof. What about you? Would you love to have a cup of coffee at this balcony watching the people in the street?