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Bamberg Altstadt

Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 95320
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Beautiful place!

Bamberg Altstadt or the old town is located at a walking distance from the train station. By far... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
anand4frnz
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Pune, India
Most beautifull oldtown in Europe??

Just like beeing transported back to the middleages. Lovely buildings and atmosphere. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Atle R
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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From the 10th century onwards, this town became an important link with the Slav peoples, especially those of Poland and Pomerania. During its period of greatest prosperity, from the 12th century onwards, the architecture of Bamberg strongly influenced northern Germany and Hungary. In the late 18th century it was the centre of the Enlightenment in southern Germany, with eminent philosophers and writers such as Hegel and Hoffmann living there.
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Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bamberg Altstadt or the old town is located at a walking distance from the train station. By far one of the best photo taking spots in the city :)

Thank anand4frnz
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just like beeing transported back to the middleages. Lovely buildings and atmosphere. Friendly people that does there best to make you feel wellcome. Lovely food and a very special smoked beer. If you like medieval history and/or beautifull, quiet towns this is the place for...More

Thank Atle R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice historical city with a medieval atmosphere. Definitely worth visiting. There might be problems with car parking (but this is quite common for an old cities).

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bamberg has one of the best preserved Old Towns I have seen in my 4 trips to Germany.The winding streets have a surprise around every corner, some times the surprise is a black BMW driven with gay abandon along the cobbled streets. There many pedestrian...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is historical and very beautiful! It’s located right inside the city and after you see this you can walk around and there’s plenty to do!

Thank Conner O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in Germany and coming back with my wife, I wanted her to experience the special place Bamberg is. We parked at the Information center parking lot and walked to the old town to experience the Rathaus and the Dom. It was just a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but beautiful old town. However, very crowded, specially on the weekends. Stroll along the river and enjoy the view over the big city.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing town with lots of original architecture and buildings. Old & New Palaces as well as the rose gardens, historic breweries coble stone streets and stone bridges. The Altes Rathaus (Old City Hall) is built on an island and is a stunning

Thank GKD60
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With the Old Residents/old town and its Dom. One of the most prettiest sightseeing towns there is. Romance, kind people, good food everywhere and the blue and brown houses on the city center What else? Nothing! Just go and enjoy!! I love Bamberg

Thank erbril
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bamberg is a beautiful town and the Altes Rathaus on the island is just amazing. You can get a great view of it from the wooden bridge (this is where the photos are always taken from). Great pubs, beautiful church, wonderful to just wander around.

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Chantelle18
7 February 2018|
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Response from amlasali | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chantelle, You can reach by train from Nürnberg. Its hardly one hour journey. Have fun in Bamberg! 🙂 Regards Amlas
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Jess2388_88
16 November 2016|
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Response from machkova |
Hi, we parked in the parkhaus Zentrum Nord. Not exactly in the center, but you reach the historic center in 5-10 min walk. The price was reasonable. I do not remember rate, but I guess it might have been 1,0-1,5 EUR per... More
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806JANEM
6 May 2015|
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Response from crosscreek7 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't help you out. Visited Bamberg on a Viking Cruise. Great town--have fun!
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