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“Wonderful Interior of This Church”

St. Michael's Church
Ranked #10 of 49 things to do in Bamberg
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New York
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281 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Wonderful Interior of This Church”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

This church is a bit of a walk from the center of town up a steep hill, but it is worth the effort.

The entire ceiling of the church - and it is large - is painted with individual plants - hundreds of them.

There's also a great view of Bamberg from the area behind the church.

Entrance to the church is free and photography/videography is permitted.

Visited October 2012
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Burnt Hills, New York
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“Beautiful Cathedral with city views”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Got married in this Cathedral when I was a soldier stationed in Bamberg. As nice as the cathedral are the views of the city of Bamberg. Back side of cathedral has places to eat and drink while enjoying the flower gardens and views. A must see in Bamberg.

Visited May 2012
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Boston, MA
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“Wow! Over the top”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

A good intro to the wealth and confidence in Germany during the Enlightenment. Huge in scale. Less beautiful than the Dom, which is much earlier, that is, from the Romanesque period. So, if you are visiting only one church in Bamberg, it should be the Dom. However, this has got a terrific view and interesting grounds and decorations. I didn't visit the nearby beer museum, but if you are there anyway, why not make a quick stop here?

Visited July 2012
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Oregon
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“Beautiful Church”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

We walked to St. Michael's church and were glad of the bier garten on site. The Church itself is beautiful. Find out about the Church before you go if your Germany is rusty. The beer museum is also at this site and is interesting as well.

Visited August 2012
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Napier, New Zealand
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“Gorgeous ceiling”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

I haven't seen a church like this before. The ceiling is painted with the images of more than 500 medicinal plants. It is a lovely calm place to visit.

Visited August 2012
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