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Altenburg, Bamberg

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The imposing Altenburg castle, which dates back to 1109, sits on the tallest of Bamberg's seven hills. During one period, bishops resided here. During another, it served as a prison. Arrange a guided tour through the castle for more information about its past. For a small fee, you can climb up the tower to take in the superb views of Bamberg. Put Altenburg and other Bamberg attractions into our Bamberg vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I really like Al'tenburge! The car left below, walked on foot up the stairs along the forest inside all very atmospheric! Top incredible views of the Bamberg!
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  • Amazing site. Very relaxing views.if you love reading, its one of the most wonderful places to take a book and read. I recommend to walk your way down and enjoy the scenes. 
  • We wanted to run up ever during a previous visit in the summer to the Castle, but the road is very long and too steep (from the old city/DOM). This time we went to the first parking lot, ran with the rest of oben...und were rewarded with glorious sunshine in the afternoon with wonderful light and atmospheric images. A trip is worthwhile in any case, even without restaurant and Tower visit. The view is wonderful from "below".
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