Inspite of the less glamorous surrounding and the lack of celebrities St. Rochus is a must among Nuremberg’s graveyards. Where else can you hear about the hangman Meister Franz or other local artists and craftsmen. The famous epitaphs inform us about life and death in Nuremberg’s past.
Irene Ramorobi: English teacher in practice; historian at heart. Irene grew up in Nuremberg, studied history, specialising in Bavaria and Franconia, and has spent over 20 years teaching English at the BZ Nuremberg, giving tours and lectures.