City walls of Nuremberg
|Walls of Nürnberg|
|Part of Nürnberg (Nuremberg)|
Walls of Nürnberg
|Coordinates||49°27′27.72″N 11°5′17.88″E / 49.4577000°N 11.0883000°E|
|Built||11th Century - 16th Century|
|In use||11th Century - 1940's|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Nuremberg (1945)|
The city walls of old city Nürnberg, in modern-day Nuremberg, are the defensive mechanism surrounding the city of Nuremberg, Germany. Construction started in the 12th Century and ended officially in the 16th Century, and they run for 5 kilometers (about 4 kilometers still standing) around the old town. The Nuremberg Castle together with the city wall is meant to be one of Europes most considerable medieval weir systems.
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to City walls of Nuremberg.|
- commons:Stadtmauer Nürnberg Coding and pictures of wall towers and gates.
- baukunst-nuernberg Map and photographs (German only)