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Bamberg Altstadt, Bamberg

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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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  • This is a great place to take pictures and enjoy the river. It is the center point of town and there are many choices nearby. There are two bridges that allow you to move from the older part of town t...  more »
  • Beautiful old town with many attractions. Unfortunately, the Cathedral was closed. An extensive walk through the narrow streets on the edge of which is highly recommended tourist trail
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  • Probably one of the most unique places which puts Bamberg on the map. It's in the center of the city and worth seeing, plus it's free! There is a museum on the inside that's a few euros but the actual...  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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