Dragons Sculptures

Saint George in Nuremberg

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?


Fun presents in Nuremberg

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.

City Walls

The town wall of Nuremberg

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.

Urban Walks

A gondolier in Nuremberg

Gondola at the Pegnitz in Nuremberg, Germany

While my visit at Nuremberg I was told there is one man with a licence for a gondola. After some hours watching the river in the middle of the city I was able to catch him on a photo. The building in the background is named ‘Heilig-Geist-Spital’. During medieval times it was used as a home for old and sick people. More…


Vintage tramcar in Nuremberg

Vintage tramcar in Nuremberg, Germany

A tramcar of the series 700/800 dating back to 1925 seen in Nürnberg (Nuremberg). More…

Railway Stations

View from Nuremberg central station

Railway station of Nuremberg, Germany

My first view of Nuremberg after leaving the train and standing in the hall of Nuremberg central station: A tower called Frauentorturm dating back to 14th century. More…


Tucher Mansion in Nuremberg

Tucher Mansion in Nuremberg, Germany

The Tucher Mansion (Tucherschloss) was completed in 1544 and served as summer residence for the Tucher family, a patrician family in Nuremberg. The museum inside shows the life of such a patrician family. More…


Armoury in Nuremberg

Armoury of Nuremberg, Germany

The former armoury (‘Zeughaus‘) of Nuremberg built in the years 1588/89 by Hans Dietmayer. After its demolition during World War II it got reconstructed in 1954/55. More…