Bamberg is located in the north of Bavaria.
It is a university town and an important center for festivals and cultural activities. The historic center of the city is well preserved, with a medieval architecture and Unesco World Heritage.
Things to see and do in Bamberg
The Old Town Hall in Bamberg is located in the Obere Brücke.
It has a beautiful architecture with frescoes that adorn the facades.
Obere Brücke, 96047
The Bamberg Cathedral is one of the most notable buildings in Bamberg.
The cathedral was completed in 1012 and it contains numerous impressive sights.
Domplatz 2, 96049
The Old Court is considered one of the most amazing creations of German Renaissance.
The Old Court accommodates the Museum of History and the St. Katherine’s Chapel.
Domplatz 7, 96049
The Neue Residenz was built between 1965 – 1704.
The state gallery contains a significant collection of old German and baroque paintings.
Domplatz 8, 96049
St. Michael’s Monastery
The St. Michael´s Monastery is a former Benedictine monastery.
It is located in one of the hills of Bamberg.
The Altenburg Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city.
It was almost completely destroyed in 1553 by margrave Alfred Alcibiades von Brandenburg-Kulmbach in the second margrave war.
In the Romance period, the Altenburg Castle was rebuilt.
Altenburg 1, 96049
The Grüner Markt is a pedestrian area. It has many shops, restaurants and cafés.
Grüner Markt, 96047
St. Martin’s Church
The St. Martin´s Church is located in the heart of the city.
It is the only baroque church in Bamberg.
Jesuitenstraße 1, 96047
Bamberg is part of the brewery region of Franconia (Bierfranken).
Nine breweries located within the boundaries of Bamberg produce more than 50 different types of beer.
In the middle of the old part of Bamberg is the historic Schlenkerla Brewery.
Dominikanerstraße 6, 96049
Where to stay
The Hotel National is located close to the Central Station.
All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk and hair dryer.
Luitpoldstraße 37, 96052
Hotel Villa Geyerswörth
©Hotel Villa Geyerswörth
The Hotel Villa Geyerswörth is located in the old town area.
All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, mini bar and safe.
Geyerswörthstraße 15 – 21a, 96047
Hotel Bamberger Hof Bellevue
©Hotel Bamberger Hof Bellevue
The Hotel Bamberger Hof Bellevue is located 0,6 km from the Kaiserdom.
The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk, hair dryer and coffee and tea making amenities.
Schönleinspl. 4, 96047
Best Western Hotel Bamberg Nichtraucherhotel
©Best Western Hotel
The Best Western Hotel Nichtraucherhotel is located 0,6 km from the Central Station.
All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk and hairdryer.
Luitpoldstraße 7, 96052
There are many small specialty shops in Bamberg and are complimented by some popular brands.
Malls and Department Stores
Karstadt is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.
The company features brands like Cacharel, Clarins, Coach, Desigual, Estée Launder.
Grüner Markt 23, 96047
The ERTL Mall is located 5 km from the Altes Rathaus.
Brands: Mango, Street One, Tom Tailor, Tommy Hilfiger, Zero.
Emil-Kemmer-Straße 19, 96103 Hallstadt
Plan your Trip
Bamberg has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Würzburg, Nuremberg, Frankfurt, Munich, Erfurt.
Würzburg – 94,1 km
Nuremberg– 68,4 km
Frankfurt – 211 km
Munich – 229 km
Erfurt – 173 km
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