16 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 16 sights are available in Bamberg, Germany.

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1. Bamberg

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Bamberg is a town in Upper Franconia, Germany, on the river Regnitz close to its confluence with the river Main. The town dates back to the 9th century, when its name was derived from the nearby Babenberch castle. Cited as one of Germany's most beautiful towns, with medieval streets and Europe's largest intact old city wall, the old town of Bamberg has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.

Wikipedia: Bamberg (EN)

2. Alte Hofhaltung

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

The Alte Hofhaltung 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 on the site of the Palatinate of Emperor Henry II.

Wikipedia: Alte Hofhaltung (Bamberg) (DE)

3. E.T.A.-Hoffmann-Theater

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The Eta Hoffman Theatre is the city theatre of Bamberg. Along with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Concordia Villa, museums and free cultural scenes, it is one of the city's most influential cultural carriers. The theater is a theater, employing a regular troupe composed of 16 actors. It has been E. since 1802. T. A. The location of. Hoffman. Sibil Broll-Papp has been director of theatre since the 2015/16 season.

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4. Neue Residenz

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

Neue Residenz is a multi-winged building located in the Cathedral Square in Bamberg, Upper Franconia. From 1604 it was the residence of Bishop Prince Bamberg, replacing the old court on the other side of the square. Today, the sandstone complex is home to the Bamberg State Library and the National Gallery. From the Rose Garden in Neue Residenz, you can see the roof of St. Michael's Church and Citizen City.

Wikipedia: Neue Residenz (Bamberg) (DE)

5. 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.

Wikipedia: Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (EN)

6. Diözesanmuseum Bamberg

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Diözesanmuseum Bamberg Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The Diözesanmuseum Bamberg, located at Kapitelhaus on the left side of the cathedral, displays art treasures from the old cathedral vault and the entire archdiocese. Emperor's robes, a unique inventory of embroidered silk robes from the 11th century. At the beginning of the 20th century, the coat of the only papal mausoleum north of the Alps made the museum a world-class treasure house.

Wikipedia: Diözesanmuseum Bamberg (DE)

7. Sammlung Ludwig

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The Ludwig Foundation for Art and International Understanding GmbH was founded in 1982 by the married couple Peter and Irene Ludwig, née Monheim. After the death of Peter Ludwig in 1996, the foundation was transformed a year later by his widow Irene Ludwig into the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation. The seat of the foundation is located in the couple's former home in Aachen.

Wikipedia: Peter und Irene Ludwig Stiftung (DE)

8. St. Michael

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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.

Wikipedia: Michaelsberg Abbey, Bamberg (EN)

9. Konrad III.

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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.

Wikipedia: Conrad III of Germany (EN)

10. Bamberger Dom

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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".

Wikipedia: Bamberg Cathedral (EN)

11. Nabel der Welt

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

Wikipedia: Domberg (Bamberg) (DE)

12. 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.

Wikipedia: St. Gangolf (Bamberg) (DE)

13. 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.

Wikipedia: St. Stephan (Bamberg) (DE)

14. 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.

Wikipedia: Dominikanerkloster Bamberg (DE)

15. Böttingerhaus

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The Böttingerhaus, sometimes also called Prellshaus, is a city palace located on the Judenstraße of the mountain town of Bamberg. It is one of the most important bourgeois buildings of the Baroque in southern Germany.

Wikipedia: Böttingerhaus (DE)

16. Maximiliansbrunnen

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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.

Wikipedia: Maximiliansbrunnen (DE)

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