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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. By using our Bamberg itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Altes Rathaus and other attractions in Bamberg.
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  • The Bamberg City Hall is located between the town and the island city in the left Regnitzarm. The emblem symbolizes the rule limit from the past between the Bishop of Bamberg and the civic centre. It is built in the river Regnitz and the upper and lower bridge (original a private bridge) away from him. Inside is the museums of the city of Bamberg, Ludwig collection, one of the biggest porcelain collections in Europe.
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  • The view from the bridge to the City Hall is magnificent if the day was like that we had. Night also can be seen very well. The paintings that are on their sides are impressive.
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  • Such a beautiful building, located between city, culture, water and life. Simply passing or cosy also drink a cup of coffee and then Riverside continues to "small Venice". Really worth watching
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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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