Winter wonderland in Nuremburg

Posted by jswt | Posted in Germany - Nuremberg | Posted on 19-12-2010

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Nuremberg in a nutshell:

– world’s biggest Christmas market
– Hitler’s Nazi Party rally grounds were here
– the red light district gets it’s own christmas lights (they’re strung across the street everywhere, and are white, except by the RLD when they’re all red — how civilized!)

What’d we do?

Tuesday night the promoter held a big party at a classic Bavarian beer hall, and it was seriously meaty business:




We spent a lot of idle time wandering around the Christmasmarkt (and stopping for Gluvein):




We spent a depressing but important day at the Dokumentmuseum (which chronicles the Nazi’s rise to power) and wandering around the Nazi rally grounds:




On Saturday night I went out to a club and caught Afrojack playing a big big set:




The city’s very cute, and I’d recommend passing through if the Christmas market was happening… otherwise it’s pretty sleepy and quiet, but was a perfect place to spend the week before Christmas.




(yes, i know this post is short, but there’s christmas chaos coming on strong!)