Download GPX file for this article
49.32905911.020862Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
This is an old revision of this page, as edited by Gobbler (talk | contribs) at 15:49, 26 January 2016 (→‎See: Updated listing for Synagogue).

Europe > Central Europe > Germany > Bavaria > Franconia > Middle Franconia > Schwabach
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Town Hall and Beautiful Fountain in König Square. Town Church Clock Tower in the background

Schwabach is a town in Middle Franconia.

Understand

The town is famous for its goldsmith crafts, in particular gold leaf work.

Get in

By Road

Just north A6, with two exits off the autobahn.

By rail

20 Minutes south of Nuremberg on S-Bahn Line 2.

Get around

See

  • 1 Town hall (Rathaus), Königsplatz 1. with gold leaf roof.
  • 2 St John & St Martin Town Church (Stadtkirche St. Johannes und St. Martin).
  • 3 Beautiful Fountain (Schöner Brunnen).
  • 4 Town Museum (Stadtmuseum), Museumsstraße, +49 9122 833933. Exhibits from the town's past. Also in display one of the world famous Fabergé eggs.
  • 5 Synagogue, Synagogengasse 10a, 0911-770577, . Now a Jewish Museum showing wall paintings from the late Baroque period.
  • 6 Haq Yol Mosque, Glockengießergasse 6.

Do

Buy

Hüttlinger Shopping Arcade from Rathausgasse
  • 1 Das Hüttlinger, Königsplatz 21. A shopping arcade on the grounds of the former company Johann Leonhard Hüttlinger at Rathausgasse. After the initiative of private investors the building complex was extensively renovated and reopened in 2007 as a shopping and catering center.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Connect

Go next

This city travel guide to Schwabach is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!