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Address: Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Description: From the 10th century onwards, this town became an important link with the...
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´s “Altstadt” is a lovely and interesting place to walk through; or to sit and eat/drink at its many restaurants and cafés. Many of the buildings do in fact date back to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Bamberg´s “Altstadt” is a lovely and interesting place to walk through; or to sit and eat/drink at its many restaurants and cafés. Many of the buildings do in fact date back to medieval times. The “Altstadt” has many modern shops and buildings which seem to – even in a less subtle way, compliment the older ones. The marketplace has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I love this place! I have lived in Bamberg before and my wife is from Bamberg, Germany. We love and miss it. If I could choose to live anywhere in the world, then this city would be my choice! I love this historical place, the Altstadt! If you never been there before and want to go to Bamberg, it's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

You can start from here on any visit to Bamberg. Looks very good and it's an excellent meeting place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It is fantastic old village well maintained. I recommend taking your camera with you. A very nice place for the whole family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was an awesome place to see. The outside walls had beautiful murals painted on them. Romantic and quiet at night. Never felt intimidated by the people or area. The bridge was a nice place for a stroll. Close to our hotel and train station.

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Kawana, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We went for a guided tour through the town, and learned quite a few things we didn't expect. Very worthwhile! It's a charming old town, with most historic buildings preserved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Bamberg is an attractive small town and Altstadt is charming, romantic and quiet at night. It is within 15min walk from railway station. Suggest to stay 1 to 2 days at Bamberg to experience its atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Took a lovely tour of the town as part of our Christmas River cruise. We arrived early on a crisp Sunday morning which meant very little was open in town. Our guide provided valuable information though our headsets during our walk-about of town and at all attractions we visited. We were trilled to observe a single "whitewater canoeist" practicing his... More 

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Salisbury, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Arrived by train and walk to aldstadt seems a while before buildings get interesting ( unlike Nuremberg )area around the water is pretty but expected it to be nicer. Little Venice - a row of houses on the water is pretty but spoilt by parked cruise boats. The nicest area is around the Dom. Quite bust with tourists even on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I had some problems while getting here by train form Munchen due to not wonderful german , but when I eventually went out of the railway station, this small and quite town immediately got my attention.I was fascinated by everything I saw there and felt like by help of my perosnal timemachine I appeared in the Miedeval.

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