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Amazing Frescos

This beautiful building is in the middle of the city on an island. The oldest part of the building... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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In the centre of town set between the fast flowing river and a gentle canal. If you have made it... read more

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Obere Muehlbruecke 1, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This beautiful building is in the middle of the city on an island. The oldest part of the building is the furthest extended over the river. The “newer” part of the building is covered by beautiful frescos. One of the two bridges across the river...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the centre of town set between the fast flowing river and a gentle canal. If you have made it here you are now very close to all the main highlights in Bamberg. There is more than one bridge from which you can photograph the...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you cross the bridge to the Rathaus one whole side of the building is covered with a painting. Make sure you examine it carefully. You don't want to miss the "leg". The story we were told is that the artist wanted to leave a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Town Hall sits on its own island on the Regnitz River and is a focus for tourists. Probably the most recognisable landmark for Bamberg after the Dom. Dates back to 14th Century, but has burnt down once and been remodelled too. Walk over...More

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bamberg’s Town Hall is an impressive structure and prominently located on the river. The excellent frescos are refreshing and have some hidden treasures, which reflect the artist’s sense of humour and increase the level of interest. The colours in the Rathaus are more striking than...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bamberg is a photographers delight and the Old Town Hall is no exception. It is very impressive and worth time trying to find a good shot not full of tourists. Very easy to find down by the river.

Thank Keith70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the old Rathaus has now become the iconic image for tourist companies, the real thing is just so much better. Walking around this wonderful building and the two bridges it perches on is magical day or night.

Thank pjg3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly an amazing site to see. The history of the building is amazing and pictures don't due it's justice.

Thank Chelsey W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old town of Bamberg is fantastically pretty place to take a stroll in. Some great shops along the way, a large amount of cafes and restaurants to choose from. Parking houses can be a bit tricky to find sometimes, and remember to check the height...More

Thank ToPi03
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Very easy to find when seeking the better restaurants in the Altstadt; virtually impossible to avoid since the Strasse passes directly through the building. Seems to be a popular site for many local weddings, as well. Highly recommended for a visit to Germany, overall.

Thank Oldfart1939
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