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“Impressive location”
Review of Altes Rathaus

Altes Rathaus
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Private Full-Day Munich History and Beer Culture Walking Tour Including Munich...
Ranked #3 of 54 things to do in Bamberg
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Nice architecture almost in the middle of the river, nice paintings, well conserved and interesting.

Thank Starla1979
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Reviewed December 8, 2012

If you want to get the best view of this beautiful Rathaus , go on the parallel street on the right side of the rathaus when you are coming down the hill or the side where the lock is !
Amazingly , there was only a handful of photographers there when I took my pictures !

1  Thank belleretraite
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

Simply beautiful sitting in the middle of the river. Get pictures from the up-river side as it's the prettiest view.

Thank travelmeisteren
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

I lived in Bamberg, Germany 1978-1980. In the nearly three years that I was there I went to many of these sites on a regular basis. Whether checking out Der Bamberger Dom (which is the Cathedral with the four spires and is totally cool and a bit scary at night) or the Altenburg Castle, you will find much to appreciate about the old City Hall. The painting on the eastern side of the wall is over 1,000 years old. I remember them telling us that the formula for the paint was lost but it was believed to contain fruits, vegetables and other natural sources.

What is so amazing is how the columns pop out in 3D as if they are actually there. As you approach the building that is what they look like and you have to be fairly close before you can see that it is just an amazing painting.

On the opposite side the painting is less impressive but there is an actual sculpting of a leg sticking out of the wall.

Finally, I love standing on the bridge and looking at the water flowing around the building. It is truly a beautiful place to stand.

P.S. It wouldn't let me put the actual time I visited.

1  Thank Allen P
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Another Adventure from our River Boat. Walking thru the town and seeing this building. Looks great and is well maintained from the exterior. Could not get inside.

1  Thank Perkadventures
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