13 Sights in Bamberg, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Bamberg, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Bamberg, Germany.

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1. Neue Residenz

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Neue Residenz Berthold Werner / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The new residence is a multi -winged listed building on the cathedral square in Bamberg in Upper Franconia. From 1604 it was the residence of the Bamberg prince -bishops and replaced the old farm on the other side of the square in this function. Today the complex of sandstone houses the State Library and the Bamberg State Gallery. From the rose garden of the new residence you have a look at the Michaelskirche and the roofs of the citizens' city.

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2. Hl. Heinrich u. Hl. Kunigunde

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Hl. Heinrich u. Hl. Kunigunde
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Henry II, also known as Saint Henry the Exuberant, Obl. S. B., was Holy Roman Emperor from 1014. He died without an heir in 1024, and was the last ruler of the Ottonian line. As Duke of Bavaria, appointed in 995, Henry became King of the Romans following the sudden death of his second cousin, Emperor Otto III in 1002, was made King of Italy in 1004, and crowned emperor by Pope Benedict VIII in 1014.

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3. St. Michael

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St. Michael Berthold Werner / Public domain

Michaelsberg Abbey or Michelsberg Abbey, also St. Michael's Abbey, Bamberg is a former Benedictine monastery in Bamberg in Bavaria, Germany. After its dissolution in 1803 the buildings were used for the almshouse Vereinigtes Katharinen- und Elisabethen-Spital, which is still there as a retirement home. The former abbey church remains in use as the Michaelskirche.

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4. Sammlung Ludwig

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Ludwig Stiftung für Kunst und internationale Verständigung GmbH was founded by Peter and Irene Ludwig, N é e Monheim in 1982. After Peter Ludwig's death in 1996, his widow, Irene Ludwig, changed the foundation to the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation. The foundation is headquartered at the couple's former residence in Aachen.

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5. Christuskirche

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Christuskirche Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

Marienkapelle is a church building in Judenstrasse, Bamberg, Germany. The building was rebuilt at the site of the razed synagogue. St. Mary's Church was secularized in 1803. From 1946 to 2008, the functional building, Christuskirche, was the place of worship of Bamberg Baptist Church and the center of the congregation.

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6. Konrad III.

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Konrad III. Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

Conrad III of the Hohenstaufen dynasty was from 1116 to 1120 Duke of Franconia, from 1127 to 1135 anti-king of his predecessor Lothair III and from 1138 until his death in 1152 king in the Holy Roman Empire. He was the son of Duke Frederick I of Swabia and Agnes, a daughter of the Salian Emperor Henry IV.

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7. Nabel der Welt

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Nabel der Welt Immanuel Giel / Public domain

The Domberg is the historic center of Bamberg and is characterized by some historically significant buildings, especially through the Romanesque Bamberg Cathedral. The cathedral square is historically important, because in this area the Babenburg stood from which the city of Bamberg developed.

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8. Bamberger Dom

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Bamberger Dom Berthold Werner / Public domain

Bamberg Cathedral is a church in Bamberg, Germany, completed in the 13th century. The cathedral is under the administration of the Roman Catholic Church and is the seat of the Archbishop of Bamberg. Since 1993, the cathedral has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Town of Bamberg".

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9. Sankt Gangolf

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St. Gangolf is a Catholic parish church in Gärtnerviertel, Bamberg, Germany. The former college church is the oldest church in the third quarter of the 11th century. The oldest existing religious buildings in the town can be traced back to the early 20th century.

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10. Sankt Stephan

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St Stephen's Church in the Old City of Bamberg is the only Protestant church consecrated by the Pope. On Easter 1020, he was ordained under the witness of Henry II. Six years ago in Rome he was crowned emperor and couple of Cunigonde.

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11. Staatliches Bauamt Bamberg

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Staatliches Bauamt Bamberg Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

Bamberg Dominican Monastery is a former Dominican monastery in Bamberg, Germany. Today, the National Building Office is located on the flank of the monastery, and the church is used as the auditorium of Bamberg University.

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12. Alte Hofhaltung

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Alte Hofhaltung Reinhard Kirchner / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The old farm is a historic building complex in Bamberg. It consists of former residential and farm buildings of the episcopal court, which were built from the 15th century at the site of the Palatinate of Emperor Henry II.

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13. Maximiliansbrunnen

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Maximiliansbrunnen D.j.mueller (talk) 20:04, 10 November 2008 (UTC) / Public domain

Maximilian Fountain is located in Maximilian Square in Bamberg. The fountain, named after Bavarian King Maximilian I Joseph (Bavaria), was created by Ferdinand von Miller in 1888. These statues were cast in 1880.

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