Nurnberg is sometimes called "the secret capital" of Bavaria. Its population is 500,000 people which makes it the 2nd largest city in Bavaria. The city's crown and the city's landmark is the medieval Castle. It's also the place of origin of Nurnberg.
In mid September the citizens celebrate the Altstadtfest(festival of the old city). The celebration lasts for at least a week and features a market, concerts and fireworks.
The Christmas Market in Nurnberg is one of the oldest in Germany. The market attracts about 2 mln visitors each year. It is comparable to Munich's Christmas Market.
The massive Nurnberg Zoo possesses a comprehensive collection of wild and domestic animals and features a great dolphinarium.
Freistaat Bayern or Bavaria is located in the south east corner of Germany. It's the largest state in Germany and the capitol is Munich or München. It shares international borders with Austr…