St. Michael's Church, Bamberg

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#6 of 10 in Historic Sites in Bamberg
St. Michael's Church was built atop the highest of the seven hills in Bamburg in the 12th century. Follow the old, cobbled road up the hill from the cathedral, past ancient houses to the church, with all of Bamburg below you. Take some time to explore the surrounding woods and gardens. Inside the church, rest in the peaceful surroundings that are enhanced by many paintings. The most interesting are on the ceiling; it's covered with paintings of hundreds of medicinal and exotic plants, many of which were once grown in the herb gardens on the grounds. Take a look at our Bamberg travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to St. Michael's Church and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A sight that we had to see ofcourse, and the climb to this church on the hill is very nice, but the church itself in March 2018 is completely under renovation - so from the outside it is a bit disappo...  more »
  • Slightly more difficult walk is to the Michelsberg, but worthwhile since above offered a class views of Bamberg. Worth seeing.
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  • Like others I was only able to glimpse views through the scaffolding. It just reminded me how splendid these old churches can be.  more »
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  • Where you can see a panoramic view of Bamberg. Tourists don't have much quietness.
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