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St. Johannis

District 7  
Brueckenstrasse,  2010

Brueckenstrasse, 2010

This extraordinary building is located in Brueckenstrasse, which is marking the borderline of the districts "St. Johannis" and "Sandberg".

Großweidenmuehle,  2010

Großweidenmuehle, 2010

In the 13th century there were many different mills at this place, which operated on water wheels. Since the war you can only find rests of them.

Grossweidenmuehlstrasse (1),  2010

Grossweidenmuehlstrasse (1), 2010

This absolute rarity of an already faded historical road sign has been exclusively manufactured for this special niche in the sandstone wall.

Grossweidenmuehlstrasse / Grossweidenmuehlsteg,  2010

Grossweidenmuehlstrasse / Grossweidenmuehlsteg, 2010

Along this architectonic opposite which only in sunhine entails a special harmony, the river Pegnitz is flowing completely unimpressed.

Grossweidenmuehlsteg (1),  2010

Grossweidenmuehlsteg (1), 2010

Passing through the half-timbered houses of "Kleinweidenmuehle" you can get to the neighbouring district "Himpfelshof" on the south side of the river.

Grossweidenmuehlsteg (2),  2010

Grossweidenmuehlsteg (2), 2010

On the northern bank of the Pegnitz the houses of St. Johannis, which grew up in the 13th century, are rejoicing the wonderful weather.

Hallerwiese,  2010

Hallerwiese, 2010

Below the hospital "Cnopf`sche Kinderklinik" there is the oldest public green space of Nuremberg. There are some very old chestnut trees in this park of the 15th century.

Grossweidenmuehlstrasse (2),  2010

Grossweidenmuehlstrasse (2), 2010

In parallel with the river Pegnitz this varying lane stretches from "Hallerwiese" in the east to Brueckenstrasse in the west.

Sankt-Johannis-Muehlgasse,  2010

Sankt-Johannis-Muehlgasse, 2010

The small place at the end of this street offers a wonderful view to the three half-timbered houses which are situated on the slope of the alley named "Riesenschritt".

Hesperidengaerten (1),  2010

Hesperidengaerten (1), 2010

This Baroque park "Gardens of the Hesperides" in the Italian style of the 17th and 18th century at the eastern edge of "Johannisfriedhof" was planted by wealthy merchants.