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Address: Domplatz 5, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Nice Cathedral

Nice cathedral looking over this nice old town, well worth a visit inside. There are some great statues and paintings. This is a very old building with a lot of History !

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cathedral looking over this nice old town, well worth a visit inside. There are some great statues and paintings. This is a very old building with a lot of History !

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a must see if you are in Bamberg. This site is beautiful and has history ranging back to the year 1000. It is the seat of the archbishop of Bamberg. The most interesting period was around 1100- 1200 when the founder and his wife Empress Kunigunde were in prominence.. She is considered a saint for miracle of walking... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Another beautiful cathedral. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Bamberg. It has a triple-nave with two choirs whose apses are flanked by two pairs of towers 266’ high. The interior was very different from anything I’ve seen…very plain and constructed of huge stone blocks. The only papal grave in Germany is behind the choir…Pope Clement II who had... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Cathedral is named after two saints, Peter and George. Peter was Jesus's first disciple. George was a brave and pious soldier for Jesus. When from far, you can easily spot the place by the four towering spires. When you entered, turn around to see a rider on a horse on the pillar to the left. This horseman is reputed... More 

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morrison, co
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the cathedral. The cathedral itself has an inspiring atmosphere and the views from the surrounding area are amazing.

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Nottingham
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

A lovely cathedral watching over the little old town, well worth a visit inside. There are some great statues and paintings, including a 'green man'! Do not miss this - but be careful, the 'road' around the cathedral is quite busy and its not clear whether you are standing on road or pavement as they are all cobblestones!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Sited in a commanding position overlooking the city, the cathedral is impressive from the outside and majestic on the inside. A must-see on a visit to Bambewrg.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

I was awed by the magnificent cathedral and was astound by its beauty. The big statues and carvings were amazing, if you are around Bamberg this is one place that you cannot miss. It is definitely worth your time to go through this ancient architecture and embrace its beauty.

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california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Too bad there was scaffolding due to construction work but this is really a beautiful cathedral. We went during Advent and sauce the nativity scene on display.

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This cathedral has the imperial couple, a horse statute and some beautiful altars. It's definitely worth your time to walk through. It's right across from the Residence so you can do them both in a fairly decent amount of time.

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