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Altes Rathaus

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Address: Obere Brucke 1, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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The Rathaus is worth visiting to view the murals and plaster additions on the outside walls. The view from the back of the Rathaus is picture worthy too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rathaus is worth visiting to view the murals and plaster additions on the outside walls. The view from the back of the Rathaus is picture worthy too.

Thank Q3521UCdeborahb
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic landmark of the city, first mentioned in 1387, was rebuilt between 1461 and 1467 in a Gothic style with later updates in Baroque and Rococo. This very striking building occupies a small island in the river Regnitz purposely constructed for this town hall. It is a very interesting and photogenic building, both for its impressive architectural structure, the... More 

Thank weberwest
Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed walking through what was city hall. The frescoes are beautiful. The fact that the building covers the whole island and even has parts that are cantilevered is remarkable. Be sure to look at both sides of the building as on one side, a little angel stick a leg out of the picture. It's impressive to stand on... More 

Thank Claudetteth
Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a very picturesque building. It is built on an island in the middle of the Regnitz River. There are murals painted on the building. We walked on both sides of the building - great views from all angles. The building appears on postcards. It is worth taking the time to see it; and to take photos.

Thank DJH2010
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

You have to go here. It's in old town, and the cities most famous landmark. There is a wood bridge just up the river, near the locks that has the best view of this.

Thank rutrippin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The view of this building from up-river appears on lots of post cards and travel shows about river cruises. It looks exactly as shown. The sides of the building, which sits on a tiny island in the middle of the river, are painted with murals depicting life in the city. The bit that sticks out at the rear of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This building and it's story are signs of intelligence for me. It's colours and architecture are wunderbar!

Thank Burcu K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place for rest, walking. I can recomended for lovers of good.food historic buildings and good beer.

Thank g_tiamon
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Really loved this building, never seen anything quite like it. Nicely lit at night for lovely photos. At dusk the river was FULL of slalom kayaker practicing on the whitewater, really fun to watch!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A "must see" in Bamberg. Strongly recommended the "Schäuferle" (pork roast with the shoulder blade bone) and the famous smoked beer. Prices are fair but the place is so popular and busy that a reservation is recommended if you are more than two. Still, even then the service personnel seems overwhelmed when you ask for your reserved table.

Thank Juergen P

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