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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Bamberg
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: From the 10th century onwards, this town became an important link with the Slav peoples, especially those of Poland and... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Category: Museums
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Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 16 attractions in Bamberg
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Ranked #16 of 16 attractions in Bamberg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

The church that was originally built on the property was commissioned by Emperor Heinrich II and his wife Kunigunde. The intent was to turn Bamberg into a second Rome. In 1007... more »

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