What is still Nuremberg's regional courthouse was once where Nazis were tried in 1945 to 1946 for crimes against peace and humanity. This came to be known as the Nuremberg Trials. A tour of the court house is considered a must-do while in Nuremberg. In addition to viewing the courtroom, there is also a new exhibition providing a comprehensive background to the trials and their current significance to the world.
The Nuremberg Zoo is another popular attraction. It is home to over 300 species of animals and is one of the largest zoos in Europe. The Nuremberg Zoo also boasts the only Dolphin House in Southern Germany. One of the most popular features of the zoo is its aim to keep its animals and sea mammals in a more natural setting. The zoo has something for the entire family and proves to be a fun day out for all.
Nuremberg offers visitors a unique shopping experience. There are several shopping malls, streets, boutiques and arcades all against a historical backdrop. One of the main shopping districts in Nuremberg is part of the old town, called Lorenzer Altstadt. This consists of 3 shopping streets where visitors can find cheap, mid-priced and luxury goods of all kinds. Trödelmarkt is another area where visitors can find small, quaint, snugly shops. If tourists are looking for antiques and/or designer goods, Sebalder Altstadt should be on their go-to list.
Located approximately 5km North of Nuremberg’s city centre is the Nuremberg Airport which is the international airport Nuremberg. The airport is the second busiest airport in Bavaria and is easily reachable by private and public transport.
There are a few Middle Eastern and Turkish Halal restaurants in Nuremberg. These restaurants can be found by inquiring about them at the local mosque or hotel reception desk. However, Muslim tourists are advised to stick to vegetarian food if they cannot find certified Halal food.
Nuremberg is home to a few mosques such as the Bilal Masjid. In addition to conducting the five daily prayers, the Bilal Masjid also offers other religious classes for the Muslim community in Nuremberg.