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Medieval visit near train station

Handwekerhof is just located opposite of the main train station. It is surrounded by towers and... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland
Tourist trap

Just inside the Alstadt near the entrance by the Central Station is this small street representing... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Am Koenigstor, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Handwekerhof is just located opposite of the main train station. It is surrounded by towers and walls of the medieval fortifications. The place is also called "King's gate". Lots of local shops, restaurants and local specialities to discover (A.rtisans work) Very friendly place.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Just inside the Alstadt near the entrance by the Central Station is this small street representing craft workers cottages. Very much a tourist trap, but nice to take a stroll through and check out the various gifts available. You’ll need deep pockets!

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

If you’re needing a break from castles although there’s a pretty darn good example of one here in Nuernberg (also known as Nuremberg) you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find nestled in the heart of the Altstadt, Just a short stroll from the famed Hauptmarkt (central...More

Thank 497mcm
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We spent way longer here than we thought, it was really cute! The cookie shop with the carved rolling pins is not to be missed! We were able to get a lot of nice souvenirs here. ANd a yummy lunch. Highly recommend!

Thank KiF1971
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This area is just inside the wall of old town and reminds me of more of a set up for tourist shopping. It is inside the town, but still a ways away from the center of town.

Thank columbiaangel
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The geraniums beneath a window are the beautiful highlight. The pottery shop has some lovely pieces.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We enjoyed our two meals at Handwerkerhof. The waitresses were very friendly and the beer was top class, especially the dunkel beer. If we return to Nuremberg we will certainly visit again.

Thank Mzungu_Mzee_Sana
Reviewed 24 April 2018

It's a very small area with a few nice looking kellers (didn't look expensive) and a few handicraft shops selling wooden, leather etc goods. Doesn't take long to go round but not inspired and thought it would be much bigger. All done in 20 mins.

Thank hollowa2016
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This area has gotten very touristy in the last 15 years. The items for sale are more expensive than they should be. You will find better and less expensive items in the market.

Thank rubbertgator
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Was there during winter night, and happen to walk into this small street with many interesting and nice looking shop.

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Early 6pm I think