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Neue Residenz, Bamberg

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The luxurious former home of Bamberg's prince-bishops, Neue Residenz was built in 1613 and has more than 40 stucco-ceilinged state rooms adorned with furniture and tapestries from the 17th and 18th centuries. The palace's Emperor's Hall on the second floor contains 16 huge portraits of previous emperors. (The elaborate space can be rented for private events.)The Elector's Rooms and the Prince-Bishop's Apartments are also noteworthy. Be sure to visit the Rose Garden in the inner court before leaving for a view of St. Michael's Church and Bamberg's rooftops. To visit Neue Residenz on your holiday in Bamberg, and find out what else Bamberg has to offer, use our Bamberg family vacation planner.
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  • The interior of the Palace has several rooms restored and furnished with period pieces (accessible only on guided tour), which is very interesting. The guided tour must be scheduling and is mostly in German (some in English). It makes you lose some information. If you don't want to participate in the guided tour, you can visit the other rooms that have a vast amount of beautiful frames.
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  • New residence is located opposite the Cathedral and is well worth a visit in any case. Innovative concept of visit. The visitors purchase the ticket and can then visit until the beginning of the leadership in the extensive picture gallery. of course the visit in case of need can be continued after the end of the tour. The gallery itself is somewhat cluttered for my terms, the paintings are close in part Wandfüllend densely hung. Also many largely explains. This leads also to a point deduction in the standings. The lead itself in extremely interesting and informative. Thank you Mrs Hoidn. . In the summer, should visit the necessarily include located in rose garden in the courtyard area. In the rose garden nice refreshments.
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  • We got in the Neue Residenz due to time but even just admire it from the outside, taking a walk a bit of a climb you arrive in the area where the Cathedral.
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  • Wonderful palace and square in front of it!
  • Guided tours of residency held in German. Otherwise texts in English, Spanish, Japanese or Italian that you can carry during the tour. There's a gallery to tour yourself while you wait for the guided tour. 3.50 euro student price per person. Lockers available for belongings.rose garden just outside. Close walk to the Dom.
  • Nice view and lots of different roses.
  • Loved it!
  • Circumventing the prohibition of citizens, the Bishop he built little by little this splendid Palace, triumph of the Baroque. The Gallery can be visited freely (notice the paintings by Canaletto and other Italian artists), while in the Episcopal apartments there is a guided tour (bilingual) every 20-30 minutes (called the guides). A splendid place and rich in history and art.
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