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Bamberg Altstadt, Bamberg

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Historic Site
With buildings from as far back as the 11th century, Bamberg Altstadt has a remarkably intact core. You can see an interesting mixture of Baroque style and a quintessential old German feel at this site on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Look for the 13th-century cathedral, the 14th-century town hall, and the city castle. Several bridges connect the different streets and neighborhoods by way of a small island. Be sure to try the area's famous Rauchbier--a brew with an interesting smoked flavor. For a deeper look into the old town's history, pay a visit to the Benedictine monastery's small museum. Plan to visit Bamberg Altstadt and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bamberg attractions using our Bamberg vacation planner.
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  • A great place to adventure Frankonian food specialities. Loads of places to choose from. We were there on a weekend and it was very busy. Good for a day or two.  more »
  • What a beautiful place which seems to be stopped in time. The river running powerfully through the bridge is a sight to see and the amazing buildings in the area are awe inspiring. You do need quite a...  more »
  • This city is truly one of the most beautiful in Europe. It is wonderful to walk around and explore. There is a great beer and a bunch of good festivals. Take a day and just walk around and explore. Th...  more »
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  • Tourist usualy starts the tour either around the Cathedral or at the Old Town area nearby the town hall. As I used to live there as a local, I see things differently. As soon as I live somewhere else, I know what a treasure the old town area of Bamberg is. Dont miss the Bridge over the river and the paintings there...
  • 欧洲最大的完整的老城区中心之一。楼很漂亮,维护得很好,很多无车区,所以你可以欣赏到这特别的老城中心的美妙感觉。附近有很多吃喝的地方。
  • Bamberg is a city that leaves no wishes open many breweries, churches and much more only recommended
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