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Address: Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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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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beautiful buildings, amazing architecture, well maintained. especially the visit to "altes rathaus" is very exciting. the building seems to partly float over the river. going up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

beautiful buildings, amazing architecture, well maintained. especially the visit to "altes rathaus" is very exciting. the building seems to partly float over the river. going up the hill to the Residenz and checking out some historical buildings there is next to simply exploring without clear plan and direction a good method to get surprised by how beautiful this German gem... More 

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Jena, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Everyone I meet who wants to go to Germany I tell to visit Bamberg. It is a must! First of all, it has one of the most beautifully kept medieval centres there are in the country and second, ince not so many tourists know about it, it gets a little less rowded. It still is very much crowded in summer... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Best time to visit is mid July. We traveled there during the festival season. Highly reccomended. beautiful scenery by the river.

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newcastle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The feature photo here is of the Rathouse and does not indicate that this is all there is to the Town. It is full of canals; creeks;waterfalls and bridges everywhere !! Little ones ; big ones;metal ones; stainless steel ones and stone ones.[ There is a particularly old medieval one up near the Boot Haus Restaurant and beergarten at the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a review of the old town itself, rather than any one sight within it. Walking around the old town, getting views of the old buildings along the river, and the different routes from the train station up to the Residenz are major parts of the attraction of the town worth attention.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Since 1993 the whole city is part of UNESCO WorldHeritage. It was founded in 973. It is called as the frank Rom, as it has seven hills as well, and on the top of every hill there is a church or castle. It is a lucky city as during the WW II, wasn't damaged, that is the reason it kept... More 

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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Only stayed here for one night but this building and the bridge were the big hit. The walk into the old town is a must all the way up to the Domplatz area where you will get some good views over the town. This walk is a bit steep in places but well worth it.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Billed as the prettiest town in Bavaria we stayed here rather than another town. Disappointed would be an understatement. The building over the river was the star attraction and you cannot miss it. We reverted to the canal cruise although it was not clear which direction it would go in. DON'T do it. Highlight is the out of town cement... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Out of all the towns I visited along the River, while on a cruise. Bamburg was my favorite. Full of great buildings, especially the Rathaus, sitting on its own little island. The medieval building were beautifully preserved. Its a little town I would love to have been able to spend more time in.

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Warrnambool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We did a day visit to the town and this was one of the highlights. To get the classical photos you need to walk through the gate , turn left down towards a little wooden bridge. You can the return back the some way to continue through the town although once past the Alstadt, it is mainly shops and stores... More 

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Address: Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg

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