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Frauenkirche

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Hauptmarkt 14, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to rest in quiet while viewing the sclptures and stained glass. Worth a visit while in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We rested here for 20 minutes while touring the world class Nurnberg Chriskindlmarkt (Christmas Market). We were lucky enough to be there when the pipe organist was practicing. Heavenly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MariaNeedham
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gothic Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) was commissioned by Emperor Charles IV in 1352. At noon a gate on the clock tower opens and the seven electors of the Holy Roman Empire come out and circle and bow before the emperor.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting the Nuremberg Christmas Market I stopped by the Frauenkirche. It is spectacular inside with the high ceilings and arches. It was very peaceful to sit in a pew and look in awe at the workmanship that went into this structure. The stain glass...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice old church on the town square. Make sure you are there at 12pm and be outside in the middle of the square to see the clock chime and the people movements.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church stands on the eastern side of the main market. The church itself is pretty, Its main attraction is the clock work mechanism on the front of the church with the bells chiming and the clock figures moving this happens at 12. O clock...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful church next the main market in Nuremberg. Amazing gothic architecture style that was built in 13th century. A must see during your visit in Nuremberg.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

This church is across the square (Hauptmarkt) from the beautiful fountain. It is not the most beautiful church I have seen, but if you go see the beautiful fountain at least walk by this church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful old church both inside and out. This church has a wonderful little clock show at the noon bell with the bells chiming and the clock figures moving. A wonder of mechanical engineering if you think of the time in which this wonderful old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertSofSC
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We ended up starting to walk there right at noon. As the bells started I remembered the clock had things that happened at noon, but we were 2 minutes away. Never fear! The clock motions lasted a full 5 minutes at least, so we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GemmaI
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At this church it is not possible to go up to the tower, it it possible to have a private guided tour inside the church, you may contact them for more information at this email adress pfarrbuero (at) frauenkirche... More
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