Bamberg Things to Do

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    another view not far from the Rathaus
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  • 1. Bamberg Cathedral

    Bamberg Cathedral is called the Cathedral of St Peter’s and St George’s. It was built in 1002 in the reign of Emperor Heinrich 1. The cathedral has been burnt down and rebuilt. Heinrich I’s tomb is...

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  • 2. Bamberg Old Town Hall

    Bamberg Old Town Hall is one of the most famous buildings in Bamberg. It is located on an artificial island in the middle of the Regnitz River. This island was built by the local people because the...

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  • 3. Little Venice

    From the bridge near the town hall you can see Little Venice. This is an area of pretty fishermen’s houses. They look beautiful from Bamberg’s bridges, but if you walk to them you can only view them...

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  • 4. The Rose Garden

    Near the cathedral there is a stunningly lovely rose garden with excellent views towards St Michael’s Monastery. There are also good views over Bamberg. The garden was filled with beautiful roses in...

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  • 5. Saint Michael’s Monastery

    This building is located on a hilltop. There are wonderful views from here towards the cathedral, Bamberg’s Castle and across Bamberg’s vineyards. St Michael’s Monastery was built in 1015 by Henrich...

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  • 6. The Old Slaughter House

    The Old Slaughter House is located on Am Kranen. There is an ox carved on the façade. Boat trips on the river leave from near here. This is a very picturesque area. We did not have time to take a boat...

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  • 7. Concordia

    Concordia is a palace on the water. You cannot go inside, but it is quite picturesque. There was a bridge with interesting modern art nearby. Concordia hosts art exhibitions and is open from 11am to...

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  • 8. Grunermarkt

    Grunermarkt has an interesting church – Saint Martin’s. There is also a very attractive Fountain of Neptune here. We sat here for a while and just watched the people passing by and the children...

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  • 9. Judenstrasse

    Jewish Street has several attractive buildings. I loved the cat that had found itself a great location for an afternoon nap. This street was obviously once home to Bamberg's Jewish community. It...

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  • 10. The Karmeliten Kloster

    The Carmelite Cloister dates from the twelfth century. It is dedicated to Saint Theodor. The nuns belonging to that cloister worked as nurses. We were able to take a look inside the church and it was...

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  • 11. Bamberg Tourist Office

    Bamberg Tourist Office is helpful and will issue you with brochures and a free map of Bamberg. It is also set next to a very pretty garden filled with roses and statues. We enjoyed taking a...

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  • 12. Around the Cathedral

    The area around the cathedral has some wonderful traditional buildings. I loved the old wooden buildings and the strange house with lots of dolls gazing out from its windows. It is well worth taking a...

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  • 13. The River.

    The river and canal are fast flowing with sluice gates.Staffelstein was first mentioned in history around the year 800 AD. It received town staus in 1130 and...

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  • 14. Short trip to Bad Staffelsstein.

    From Bamberg a short trip to Bad Staffelstein by train is worth it. This is a small town.in Bavaria Germany It has the subtitle "Eden on the Upper Main " There...

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  • 15. Neue Residenz

    We saw some of the outside of the Neue Residenz (17th century Palace) adjacent to the Dom, with its large beautiful rose garden (Rosengarten). The stone wall...

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  • 16. Day tripping from Bamberg

    Bamberg is a great hub for daytripping. Munich is only two hours away by train and Nueremberg is less than an hour. The options go on and on. Trains are very...

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  • 17. Abtei St Michael

    This eleventh century Benedictine monastery sits on top of one of the highest of the seven hills overlooking the city. The modern monastery was largely rebuilt...

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  • 18. Neue Residenz

    On the other side of Domplatz from the old palace is the unmissable Neue Residenz: a huge Baroque palace built between 1697 and 1703 for the Bishop Prince...

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  • 19. SEEHOF PALACE GARDEN'S

    Really, I didn't think much of the garden's at all!The Prince Bishop of Bamberg in 1693, designated an area of 21 ha of land, with adjacent lakes and forests to...

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  • 20. SEEHOF PALACE FOUNTAIN'S

    TO SEE THE FOUNTAIN'S IN OPERATION, BE THERE AT THE CORRECT TIMEThe Fountain's only operate from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, every hour on the hour...From...

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  • 21. VISIT SEEHOF PALACE

    We had a Car, so it was easy to come here, but even if you don't have a Car, there are several Buse's from Bamberg.The Palace is just 5kms from Bamberg.On...

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  • 22. KLOSTER ST. MICHAEL

    St. Michael's Monastery, is an impressive building that stands on the highest hill in Bamberg.We have Emperor Heinrich II. to thank for founding this former...

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  • 23. GEYERSWORTH BRIDGE & MILL'S

    Walking a little further along the River from the Old Town Hall, I came across the Geyerswörth bridge. From here, I looked back to the Old City Hall, the other...

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  • 24. ROTTMEISTERHAUS ~ 2

    The other part of the "Old town hall,' is the Rottmeisterhaus.This pretty, half-timbered building, is balanced on one of the Bridge's pontoon's, and it looks...

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  • 25. RIVER CRANES

    The two Bamberg River Cranes are what was used years ago to load and unload the Cargo. A ship would come to Bambeg and stop for approx 3 day's to try and sell...

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