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From the 10th century onwards, this town became an important link with the Slav peoples, especially those of Poland and Pomerania. During its period of greatest prosperity, from the 12th century onwards, the architecture of Bamberg strongly...more
Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We took a four hours walk around the town. Lots of beautiful buildings and bridges with histories. Must visit the Old City Hall which is built in the middle of the river, on an artificial island.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Irismiao
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Mid span over the Regnitz River sits Bamberg's celebrated Old City Hall, the Altstadt. Built in two stages, the half-timbered section dates from 1440, the rest added in 1668, the Altstadt carries its own legend of creation. The story tells of the citizens of Bamberg...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Bamberg is a beautiful historic town that is easy to walk through with beautifully restored buildings. The history of the town is extremely interesting and it is very easy to wander through the old streets, admiring the many different styles of buildings through the centuries....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to visit. Many historical old streets, buidings and bridges. Very clean and well preserved.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pascal J
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful town centers to visit, history is everywhere, and you can feel how much effort was put into preserving the town’s medieval architecture and vibe.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rami B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must do photo op but not much else to do there. Walk through then walk around to the other bridge for the best photo.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WildcatGuy
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely little house right next of the canal. The building was very unique and beautiful. Easy access from both sides of the bridge.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CPVanHelden
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Never having been in Bamberg before, we were surprised at the friendliness of this palce, which really breaths history, while at the same time giving a 'young' atmosphere; being a university town, there are a lot of young people and the streets, shops and restaurants...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 945martijnv
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A very picturesque and beautiful city. Great place for an afternoon walk. Lots to see and do along the river walk. Great for pictures. Also lots of restaurants to choose from.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank davidwH5800XK
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This is really something worth to see, there are thousands of photos at internet, but seeing with your own eyes, totally different. I took the photos with my brain to remember always:)

Date of experience: February 2018
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7 February 2018|
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Response from amlasali | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chantelle, You can reach by train from Nürnberg. Its hardly one hour journey. Have fun in Bamberg! 🙂 Regards Amlas
16 November 2016|
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Response from machkova |
Hi, we parked in the parkhaus Zentrum Nord. Not exactly in the center, but you reach the historic center in 5-10 min walk. The price was reasonable. I do not remember rate, but I guess it might have been 1,0-1,5 EUR per... More
6 May 2015|
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Response from virginac | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help you out. Visited Bamberg on a Viking Cruise. Great town--have fun!