Altes Rathaus, Bamberg

4.7
Resting on an artificial island over the Regnitz River, Altes Rathaus, Bamberg's historic town hall, is one of the city's most iconic landmarks. According to legend, the citizens of Bamberg took ram stakes into the river to build the hall when the bishop refused to grant them any land for it. The building received its impressive Baroque and Rococo frescoes during the 18th century. Pass through large arches as you cross the bridge to the building, which divides the hillside Episcopal city from the bourgeois island city. Inside, you can visit the prestigious Rococo Hall and the Ludwig Collection, which includes precious porcelain. Plan to visit Altes Rathaus and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bamberg attractions using our Bamberg trip tool .
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  • Within the framework of our 10th anniversary, we were for a few days in the beautiful city of Bamberg. At the gorgeous weather we daily are to run through Bamberg and have seen and visited many places of interest. Of course, the old town hall on the upper bridge of mill among the highlights. Here, small Cafés, where you can relax well are on every corner. Sometimes you have to be the impression in Japan. Countless guests from all over the world pass through the city here. Bamberg is always worth a visit.
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  • The old town hall is interesting with its position in the center of the Regnitz River; and architecturally with the combination of stone, half timber, and colorful fescos on the sides. Really this par...  more »
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  • Very interesting place to visit. But dont miss book shop against main gates on the right side of the road, I never saw such kind of treasury. Shop owner is very friendly person and can help you with your looking, and believe you will need this help, all shelves are full of books and you can find very rare.
  • Nice place with nice atmosphere. I rarely like or visit ‘attractions’ and seldomly recommend them. This one I do.
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