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interesting, hard to park

I drove here from Wurzburg on a Sunday & found parking near impossible. After walking a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anna Maria Island, Florida
A church on a hill

The cathedral is a short walk up the hill from the Old City Hall. If you are visiting the old city... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Alexander N
Westborough, Massachusetts
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Michelsberg, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems that the city of Bamberg decided to put scaffolding over most of its top attractions at the same time. The St. Michael's is completely wrapped in scaffolds, and closed, 2 of the 3 towers of the cathedral, the exterior of the residence, even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove here from Wurzburg on a Sunday & found parking near impossible. After walking a considerable distance I was able to plow thru the crowd & buses. Best thing, other than viewing the Riemenschneiders, was an organ concert. Remarkable organ

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

The cathedral is a short walk up the hill from the Old City Hall. If you are visiting the old city is is well worth a visit. Inside of the building there is a statue of a rider on a horse. I was surprised to...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our brief visit to this church. Unfortunately we did not get to see its full beauty as parts of the building were hidden by scaffolding. The interior is worth looking at as there are some iconic art works and sculptures. This church sits...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Beautiful church photos are allowed never any large crowds so consider going anytime except perhaps during church services

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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I have just returned (23 Aug) from St. Michael’s, and I am almost totally sure it is closed for renovation. It had scaffolding all around it and we couldn’t find a way in. Good luck!

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

A must see, the ceiling is amazing and overall the structure is something to see. What history! Wear good shoes or take a bus or taxi as this church sits high up on a hill. The views of Bamberg are wonderful from up there!

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

The outside of the church was covered with masssive scaffolding hiding almost the whole structure. I will have come back when the work is finished

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The best view in Bamberg. It's a bit less crowded than in the old town, and allows this amazing view over the city.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

A sight that we had to see ofcourse, and the climb to this church on the hill is very nice, but the church itself in March 2018 is completely under renovation - so from the outside it is a bit disappointing! The panoramic walk however...More

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Mary W
August 16, 2015|
Response from Reckless_V-o-L | Reviewed this property |
I think the church isnt open for public. The mass is only for the imtern or monks/nuns. IMHO