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Neue Residenz

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Address: Domplatz 8, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0951/5-63-51
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Must do short tour

We went based upon reviews claiming the guided tour of the New Residence would be very manageable, while providing a view of beautiful Roccoco artifacts. Both were true, and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Davenport, Iowa
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Davenport, Iowa
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went based upon reviews claiming the guided tour of the New Residence would be very manageable, while providing a view of beautiful Roccoco artifacts. Both were true, and we had a great time both on the tour and walking through the rose garden. Our guide spoke enough English to impart a good amount of about the history of the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

There are plenty of palaces to visit in Bavaria, Germany and Europe, but many of them are huge with hundreds of rooms. This one is somewhat more modest in size and you don't have to be a super athlete in order to take the tour. Great architecture.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The very large palace of the Bamberg bishop princes now houses a library and a paintings Museum. But a fairly extensive portion of the spreading complex is open to guided tours(in German). While the furnishings are not original to the Palace,most of the tapestries,ceilings and decorations are. The Baroque style reigns and impresses

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We have a Bavaria castle pass, so when touring Bamberg, we decided to check out Neue Residenz. The sign at the cashier mentioned tours in English, so we figured it would be a good tour. Upon catching up with the tour group, we were pointed to English written guides. These written guides are pitiful!! The tour guide would speak for... More 

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Weiden, Bayern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you have not been subjected to...I mean, experienced Rococo architecture, do not miss the Neue Residenz tour. If you are not in the least turned on by Rococo...and I mean, an abundance of the busyness, skip The Neue Residenz. The cost is minimal, the tour is lengthy and only in German (the Docent is knowledgeable and very friendly but... More 

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Cambs.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is an impressive and very large building part of which is open to visit. Visits are guided and the tour was only in German though notes in other languages are available in each area. Lovely old décor, art and furniture and wall/ceiling paintings. Worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you don't speak German, then do not go for the tour. After having a discussion (in fluent english) with very arrogant german lady, that the tour is only in German, we decided to invest 4 EUR/person and we did go for it. For non-German speaking visitors they have a paper guides for each floor. Unfortunately the guide was sometimes... More 

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Kawana, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We took the guided tour (in German), and found it very impressive, with a very knowledgeable guide. A very good insight into the lifestyles of the rich and famous of the past.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Takes an hour for the tour, impressive and decadent on the inside. It's not as extravagant as other palaces, but it's up in the top 5 I've seen in Germany.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We happened to visit when there weren't many other visitors. Part of our tour was just for the two of us. Our guide spoke English well and was really willing to answer our questions, to share her knowledge of the Residenz and her enthusiasm both for its history and its connections with Bamberg. We visited here just a few days... More 

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Address: Address: Domplatz 8, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0951/5-63-51
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Upper Franconia  >  Bamberg

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