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Bamberg Altstadt, Bamberg

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Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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. Bamberg Altstadt is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • The city is a beautiful old city with a bit of heart and soul beyond the tourist trail. It is picture postcard pretty.  more »
  • A pretty old town with authentic small streets and a good atmosphere. Small and walkable. Pretty builingds all around.  more »
  • One of the few old towns in Germwny that survived ww2 almost untouched. Beatitifuly maintained with picturesque allyways. Highly recommend it.  more »
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  • one of best cities I've ever seen in the world. well presented and preserved old style and colourful as well. if someone needs to pick one city must to visit in Germany, there is no hesitation to say 'Bamberg '
  • Amazing old architecture
  • It’s ok for a day trip, many stores and restaurants.
  • 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...
  • Die Altstadt Bambergs ist wirklich nicht zu Unrecht UNESCO Weltkulturerbe.. das weiß ich und auch sehr sehr sehr viele andere Menschen. Trotzdem.. unbedingt die Menschenmassen in Kauf nehmen und die außergewöhnliche Architektur der Fachwerkhäuser, des Domes, des Rosengarten und der vielen anderen sorgfältig renovierten und instand gehaltenen Gebäude besichtigen!!!

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