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St. Michael's Church, Bamberg

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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. Make St. Michael's Church a centerpiece of your Bamberg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bamberg vacation planner.
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  • We have seen the interior before the renovation and it is interesting, if not spectacular. The exterior is interesting for those who understand the detailed development of styles. For those unfamiliar...  more »
  • The Church is located in middle of the monastery. A rewarding short excursions from the inner city. By the plant very nice view over the city. In the room behind the Church, you can return to a beautiful and eat well.
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  • St. Michael's Cathedral is large and impressive. There is one disappointment. A part of the ceiling in the main church has fallen and you can not enter any longer. This is too bad because the tomb of ...  more »
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  • Where you can see a panoramic view of Bamberg. Tourists don't have much quietness.
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