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TravelPod Member ReviewsGasthaus Pillhofer Nuremberg
Nice hotel near to the main attractions in Nurnberg and friendly staff people at reception.
Maybe the may improve their facilities with a lift (it's really hard to move a big trolley to the third floor using only the stairs!)
They also has a good restaurant in the first floor.
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Nuremburg, ill-famed for the huge torch-lit, nazi mass rallies in the 1930s and the post-war trials.
You can still see the site, on the edge of town, where literally more than a hundred-thousand uniformed nazis at a time were the propaganda back-drop for Hitler's intimidating showpieces. Today most of theatrical staging - linking the nazis to the emperors of medieval Nuremberg the - has been demolished. A museum explores the theme of the "fascination and ...
... centrally located and had the largest train station in Germany. This arena was used about 7 or 8 times, not sure exactly. It was to be part of a large area - 8 miles - that would be for different purposes of the Third Reicht. But it was never completed. The Documentation Center was to be another arena for the yearly rallies but sits in ruins. Model of the planned arena ...now Hiltler wanted it ...
... exactly as I had remembered.
When we returned to the ship in the evening we were welcomed by a German band - enjoy the music.
If anyone I know comes to Germany, I would highly recommend visiting Nuremberg.
You will notice in the pictures that it was getting dark. The reasons are we changed our clocks back on Sat and the ship was delayed on arrival due to a traffic jam and wait at the last lock before ...
... the Nazi Rally Grounds where Hitler held many rallies. Very eerie; much of it is still intact, although some parts were demolished as a symbolic gesture
Jim and Bill had a taste (0.5 litre!) of Dark German beer, Dunkle Weizen - very nice. A local told us there are 300 breweries around Nuremberg and Bamberg.
After dinner we were entertained on board by an excellent singer who sang songs from most European countries - a nice change from Pieter the resident entertainer...
... our pick-up point, only to discover the ship was still not there. As Mark said we had a good and bad situation, we had to wait for the ship, however we had a great photo opportunity of the ship docking. As it finally approached the few left on board were all standing and waving and the waiters were all lined up at the dinning room windows waving. We were now 1 hour late for dinner. The group of us on the dock were also waving to those on board. It was quite a fun finish to the ...