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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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  • If you want to see the Residence you need to buy a 4.50 euro ticket to join a guided tour of the rooms. Before the tour started, you can visit the arts gallery where great paintings are exhibited. Onc...  more »
  • Beautiful square in the center of bambeei where there are museums and if you can walk to the edge of the River, take the city bus touy (always red, never blue). However careful you can only Park in the square until as13 hours and practically there are no plates and the guards soon after already fining
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  • One of the attractions of Bamberg, now it is nursing home, private balconies offer a very nice view of the city!
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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.
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  • 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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