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The Town Hall On The Bridge

This is probably Bamberg's most famous attraction: a town hall built on a bridge. According to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Tremendous looking building

The Rathaus is a terrific looking building and bridge combined. It provides access from one half of... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably Bamberg's most famous attraction: a town hall built on a bridge. According to the legend, the Bishop of Bamberg refused to give up his land for the purpose of building a town hall. In response, the townfolks created an artificial island in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

The Rathaus is a terrific looking building and bridge combined. It provides access from one half of Bamberg to the other. A little touristy, but then we were tourists so can't complain.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Neal E
Reviewed October 26, 2018

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 part of town I enjoyed the most. Great spot for pictures and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The Altes Rathaus in Bamberg, was built around 1467 on the river Regnitz, accommodates the prestigious rococo hall and the Ludwig Collection, today the Old Town Hall is a Landmark, symbol the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank aiiburstein
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Altes Rathaus, which means the Old Town Hall, is the most photogenic building of Bamberg. Its beautiful location, its architecture, and facade frescoes make it the most famous landmark of the Old Town. You can start your walk of the Old Town from there. A...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ena G
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Inside this there is an interesting museum housing an excellent collection of German ceramics. You also get good views from the rooms of the river Regnitz and its attractive banks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eva Julia T
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This building must be the most photographed in Bamberg. And with very good reason. It stands on an island, and one of the bridges across the river passes right through its centre. The oldest part of the building is timber framed and extends over the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DevaBob
Reviewed September 20, 2018

One of many beautiful places in Bamberg worth a visit, there is so much to see and take in. Lots of shops around the town. Take your time look around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris_JNP
Reviewed September 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gradysdad1
Reviewed September 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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