Ehrenburg Palace (Schloss Ehrenburg) was the residential palace of the dukes of Saxe-Coburg until 1918. It originates from a Franciscan monastery. The present façade in the English Gothic Revival style is a work by Karl Friedrich Schinkel at the beginning of the 19th century. [German]
I can’t help myself, but this sundial made me smile! 🙂 I came across this piece while walking through the lanes of Nuremberg. This historic city in the German region of Franconia is worth a visit not only for its sundials.
Cute! I found this group of teddy bears in front of a doll shop. Can you imagine my surprise to meet bears in the streets of Nuremberg? On the other hand, it wasn’t my first bear-related experience on this day.
The Heilig-Geist-Spital is one of the most iconic sights in Nuremberg. The associated hospital church housed the Imperial Regalia for several centuries. Today the depicted part of the spital accommodates a restaurant. [German]
The Nürnberger Chörlein is an architectural peculiarity in the old town of Nuremberg. These oriels artfully protrude from the upper floor of the houses onto the street and look like elite box seats. [German]
At first glance, this inn sign in Nuremberg didn’t seem special. But then I discovered the silhouette of a man wearing a crossbow right behind the dull-looking puppet of a witch. Locals told me this symbolizes a honey hunter.
During a parade of historic locomotives in Fürth, this engine of the German Class 41 evoked my attention. Despite being built in 1940, the freight locomotive 41 360 seemed particularly juvenile and elegant to me.
The first mention of the old town hall (Altes Rathaus) in Bamberg dates back to 1387. The building is famous for its location on an artificial island in the Regnitz River and the façade created by Johann Anwander.
In Nuremberg, there is some modern architecture inside the old town walls. As a result, the glass façade of the Neues Museum reflects the city wall like a mirror. By the way, the museum shows pieces of contemporary art and design.
This sculpture represents a female hare. It stands on Tiergärtnertorplatz within sight of the Albrecht Dürer House. The artwork was created in 1984 by Jürgen Goertz. In this work, the artist alludes to the painting of the Young Hare by Albrecht Dürer. [German]