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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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  • Definitely worth a trip to this German town. The old town sits high above the river. Be warned there are lots of steep ups and downs. Worth visiting the St Peter and St George Church and the half timb...  more »
  • Great place to wander about among the plentiful medieval buildings and churches, small squares and the sides of the Regnitz river as it wends its way through this treasure-loaded city. No wonder it is...  more »
  • The Altstadt is built in the center of the river and has a sector as a balcony. It reminded me to Strasbourg. Evening acquires a special effect with the lights. It is beautiful.
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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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