Altes Rathaus, Bamberg

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Resting on an artificial island over the Regnitz River, Altes Rathaus, Bamberg's historic town hall, is one of the city's most iconic landmarks. According to legend, the citizens of Bamberg took ram stakes into the river to build the hall when the bishop refused to grant them any land for it. The building received its impressive Baroque and Rococo frescoes during the 18th century. Pass through large arches as you cross the bridge to the building, which divides the hillside Episcopal city from the bourgeois island city. Inside, you can visit the prestigious Rococo Hall and the Ludwig Collection, which includes precious porcelain. Plan to visit Altes Rathaus and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bamberg attractions using our Bamberg trip tool .
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  • It is the old town hall and the postcard more view of Bamberg as well as one of the most beautiful. A gem of Rococo with breathtaking frescoes and spectacular views of the city on an island that connects the old town with the Cathedral. Beside a tourist office (on the bridge to the South) with a girl who works in perfect Spanish.
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  • This building looks so authentic, you would not believe it is was used so many years ago. It is situated on a bridge, you can go through, but the view from another bridge gives you a different perspec...  more »
  • This has to be the best sight to see in Bamberg a great photo opportunity go to the bridge below to get the best view and don't miss the leg sticking out of the wall in the mural painted on the wall  more »
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  • Beautiful place in the most beautiful city in the world.
  • Beautiful city....the beer festival is September is a fun event
  • Fantastic town hall. Particular.
  • Beautiful place
  • Nice ,unique n interesting old city hall .

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