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Neue Residenz

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Address: Domplatz 8, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 951 56351

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A beautiful building.

This beautiful building is almost dwarfed by the huge Bamberg cathedral, which is located next to it. It dates back to the 17th century and combines both a library and a gallery... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tel Aviv, Israel

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful building is almost dwarfed by the huge Bamberg cathedral, which is located next to it. It dates back to the 17th century and combines both a library and a gallery, which, alas, were both closed during our visit.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the residence of the Bamberg prince-bishops beginning in 1602. It now houses both the State Library and the State Gallery.

Thank Linda B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you want to see the Residence you need to buy a 4.50 euro ticket to join a guided tour of the rooms. Before the tour started, you can visit the arts gallery where great paintings are exhibited. Once the tour started, we got to see furniture and tapestries in the rooms. The frescoes up on the ceiling were very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This building doesn't look much from the outside, and is near the Cathedral area. However, inside it has amazing paintings and carvings. We couldn't visit much of the building, but what we saw was very impressive - back to the 18th century. Well worth a visit if you are in town.

Thank Soozee
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

This beautiful complex was first constructed in 1602, and later expanded to its current state. It contains wonderful examples of marble and parquet flooring, paintings and 17th and 18th century furniture and tapestries. Well worth the visit. Notes: * The Neue Residenz is protected by the Bavarian Department of State-owned Palaces, Gardens and Lakes (Bayerische Verwaltung der staatlichen Schloesser, Gaerten... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

It was a pleasant surprise to see that the Bamberg Neue Residenz had a really great art museum. I was not crowded, and the temperatures inside were comfortable. It is advisable to pay attention to the parking regulations, as I got a 20 euro ticket on a Sunday in front of the Cathedral. Having out of the region license plates... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is the area where the Bishop lived. It allows a visitor to experience a glimpse of daily life. Also, the Three Muskateers was filmed there. There is a large courtyard and some interesting architecture. This is not a destination stop but if you are visiting the cathedral, it is convenient.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we were told the tour of the residence is in German only however we were welcome to tag along and read the placards. So we went through the rooms that had artwork while we waited. You cannot tour the residence rooms without the guide. What ended up happening is she first spoke in German to the larger... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We took a tour of the beautifully restored room of the New Residenz and we impressed with the beauty of the place. The rooms are ornate and the ceiling frescos are amazing. It requires some walking but really worth the time and effort!

Thank travelingbeachbum00
Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Neue Residenz is located near the cathedral. It is kind of plain from the outside but the plaster work and paintings inside are something to see. The furniture and the rooms are beautiful. There are nice views of the city from the rose garden. It is worth a visit.

Thank DJH2010

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