As we head east again across Germany, Nuremburg was high on our list due to the historical significance of this city. Nuremberg held great significance during the Nazi Germany era. Because of the city’s relevance to the Holy Roman Empire and its position in the centre of Germany, the Nazi Party chose the city to be the site of huge Nazi Party conventions — the Nuremberg rallies. The rallies were held in 1927, 1929 and annually from 1933 through 1938. After Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933 the Nuremberg rallies became huge Nazi propaganda events, a centre of Nazi ideals.
Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds)
We had a good look around the congress hall and parade grounds and we were amazed at the immense emptiness and the starkness of the exterior. There is little left of the original Nazi party grounds but enough that you get flashbacks to a time in history.
We stayed at the funky Melton Apartments situated right in the city centre which was so convenient which was located very close to old town. Some pictures of old town below.
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