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Bamberg Altstadt

Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 95320
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bamberg 8.11.17

was visiting as part of our 2 week river cruise with riveira cruises.this is a beautiful town and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hilary d
London, United Kingdom
Even in the rain!

We had a wet and soggy day but a walking tour of this compact old city was interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 influenced northern Germany and Hungary. In the late 18th century it was the centre of the Enlightenment in southern Germany, with eminent philosophers and writers such as Hegel and Hoffmann living there.
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“the river” (109 reviews)
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Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 95320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

was visiting as part of our 2 week river cruise with riveira cruises.this is a beautiful town and is a unesco heritage sight.

Thank hilary d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wet and soggy day but a walking tour of this compact old city was interesting and picturesque, even from under the umbrella. Beyond the city hall we enjoyed the cathedral, rose garden and exploring the downtown.

Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another historical town with lots to see and indulge in. I found a store with traditional German clothes and some wonderful winter coats. Bamberg treasures are off the main trails.

Thank Shane F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Bamberg as part of a tour group and our local guide seemed to know what he was talking about and made it very entertaining. This was my second visit and the fisherman cottages were still in their original splendour and...More

Thank Wilf S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic medieval town with so much to see. Beautiful architecture and easy access to most buildings. There are a number of great pubs and restaurants to try after your sightseeing.

Thank ewanwatt12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bamberg is a splendid town to take a stroll. The buildings are enchanting and it is easy to get around. There are many interesting shops and many chances to take beautiful photos.

Thank clfoley1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited this wonderful city several times and always have a great time and find new places to explore. It is definitely a walking city with great shops and restaurants. The old part of the city is definitely the place to...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bamberg is a charming old city. Lots of pedestrian areas in the old town, and a huge marketplace. Many small shops.

Thank jd068
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The old town of Bamberg is the medieval Bishop's seat. You enter the downtown area and you think that somehow you enter a movie set. Everything is as left unchanged by modernization the last 7-8 centuries. Bridges and channels, old public buildings with painted walls,...More

Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended Bamberg as a great place to visit that would provide a wonderful contrast to Munich. He wasn't wrong. This beautiful old town survived WWII without damage and remains a wonderful place to see buildings over 400 years old. The old town is...More

Thank Mace H
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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 crosscreek7 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help you out. Visited Bamberg on a Viking Cruise. Great town--have fun!
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2 March 2015|
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Response from Mina P | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your interests. But mainly it depends on the time you'll have for the visit. If you skip interiors and walk around on foot, I would say 2-3 hours are enough. Better start your wandering from Grüner Markt (Green... More