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Address: Domplatz 5, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Really impressive Cathedral! Take a tour!

An amazing Cathedral that deserves at least 2 hours of photos, and wandering and reading the info on the different building styles, Romantic vs Baroque and Gothic. Also, be sure... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Sacramento, California

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing Cathedral that deserves at least 2 hours of photos, and wandering and reading the info on the different building styles, Romantic vs Baroque and Gothic. Also, be sure to take a tour which right now is 10AM, 2PM and 3Pm. The tour we took was in German, so probably is the tour language, but if you speak the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing churches and cathedrals are everywhere in this part of Germany but this one is just good, not incredible. It's still worth seeing for the Nativity altar by German woodcarving superstar Veit Stoß, the Bamberger Reiter statue and the tomb of Emperor Henry II. Photos allowed. Currently there is some scaffolding on the eastern towers and inside in the corners... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure some people are into late Romanesque and early Gothic, but it's just not to my taste. Nevertheless very impressive. Apparently is used to be decorated and rich, but the Prince Bishop removed the valuables so that they could justify not supporting the starving populace!

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as fancy as some of the others but still worth visiting. Great views from outside of the city. Overall worth a quick stop

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Kelowna
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not a history freak you cannot help it being impressed by this wonderful building. It is a piece of history, and you should not miss to visit and take your time to view the interior.

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Lawson, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral is an imposing sight with it's towers and provides great views over the city. Lots of cobblestones in a city which was fortunately untouched by WW II. A spectacular feature is the Bamberg Rider which is a life size sculpture that stands inside the cathedral. Its is said to be the first monumental equestrian statue and the first... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dom is visited on the town tour (for the English and app on your phone or device from info centre). Didn't spend much time here but the residence, courtyard and rose garden are very close by. Scaffolding on the towers at the time of visit, and some construction inside.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like visiting churches and cathedrals on my travels. This one was interesting and had a few very faded medieval frescoes on pillars. It wasn't as spectacular as I expected it, though.

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Tampa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice cathedral looking over this nice old town, well worth a visit inside. There are some great statues and paintings. This is a very old building with a lot of History !

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a must see if you are in Bamberg. This site is beautiful and has history ranging back to the year 1000. It is the seat of the archbishop of Bamberg. The most interesting period was around 1100- 1200 when the founder and his wife Empress Kunigunde were in prominence.. She is considered a saint for miracle of walking... More 

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