Nuremberg is the second largest city in Bavaria after Munich and has a long and distinguished history. For example, for many years it was the seat of Germany’s kings and in the 19th century it was one of the country’s most important industrial cities Many of the building suffered significant damage in January 1945 during the conflicts, but were painstakingly reconstructed in the post-war years. Today it is a lively and bustling city with much to attract the tourist.