Imperial Castle

Local nameKaiserburg
LocationNuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle is a group of medieval fortified buildings on a sandstone ridge dominating the historical center of Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany.

The castle, together with the city walls, is considered to be one of Europe's most formidable medieval fortifications. It represented the power and importance of the Holy Roman Empire and the outstanding role of the Imperial City of Nuremberg.

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Opening hours

Apr - Sep: 9 am - 6 pm
Oct - Mar: 10 am - 4 pm

Closed: 1 Jan, Shrove Tuesday, 24/25/26 Dec


Combination ticket (Palace+Imperial Chapel+Kaiserburg Museum+Deep Well+Sinwell Tower):
Adults: €7
Reduced: €6

Palce+Imperial Chapel/Kaiserburg Museum:
Adults: €5.50
Reduced: €4.50

Deep Well/Sinwell Tower:
Adults: €3.50
Reduced: €2.50

The castle complex is accessible free of charge.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +49 911 24 46 590

Address Auf der Burg 13, 90403 Nürnberg, Germany

Coordinates 49°27'29.084" N 11°4'31.407" E

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