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Obere Pfarre Unsere Liebe Frau

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A Delightful Interior

Don’t let the exterior dissuade you from taking a few minutes to enjoy the interior of this... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
RobertSofSC
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Upper Parish

Externally unimpressive although renovated. However, be prepared for a surprise when you enter - a... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
jandlUk
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the exterior dissuade you from taking a few minutes to enjoy the interior of this beautiful old church. It is charming and magnificent in the details that you will see. Worthwhile to visit and as always in Germany there is no admission to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Externally unimpressive although renovated. However, be prepared for a surprise when you enter - a stunningly elaborate, heavily gilded altar. Never seen anything quite as nice in a Church.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We found this church after leaving the Cathedral. It's fairly plain looking from the outside but revealed a stunningly beautiful interior. Also nice place to have a few minutes rest and contemplation during a busy sightseeing day in Bamberg.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

There's nothing bad about this Church, it's just unremarkable. True, there's a Tintoretto, but, to be fair, he churned out pieces like this one by the dozen. Move on-nothing to see here!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church, well worth a stop, in fact, you should go here instead of the domKirk as there's a lot of construction going on there and you may not get as wonderful of a view as you're willing at this church. It's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank jonmatson
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is another of the four churches all within a short walk of one another. This church is beautiful. I walked in just as a daily Mass was beginning. It was a wonderful break during a marathon day sightseeing. This is also, like all churches,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Discovered this church by accident. It's fairly plain looking from the outside and it could be easy to walk past and there weren't throngs of people around it like the main cathedral in Bamberg. The plain outside revealed a stunningly beautiful interior. Words (and the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Boyd J
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Katholic Pfarramt Unsere Liebe Frau, Parish Church Of Our Lady, Bamberg dates from 1375. The painting "The Ascension of Mary" by Tintoretto is the most valuable work in the art there and is at the rear of the church. Don't overlook it as I...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank antonvanold
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Walked in here while exploring Bamberg on foot, and the architecture inside is simply stunning. One of the most beautiful and ornate buildings we saw while in Europe.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank gabelleRN
Reviewed 8 August 2016

In 1325 the wealthy merchants of Bamberg built the Church of Our Lady, known simply as the Obere Pfarre (Upper Parish) of the Kaulberg (in distinction from the Old St Martin Lower Parrish church once in the Maximilianplatz). The church is architecturally noteworthy for its...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank AeneasAtSea
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