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The most photogenic part of the Old Town

Altes Rathaus, which means the Old Town Hall, is the most photogenic building of Bamberg. Its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ena G
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Vancouver, Canada
A delightful building.

Inside this there is an interesting museum housing an excellent collection of German ceramics. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eva Julia T
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ena G
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Eva Julia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank gradysdad1
Reviewed 9 September 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

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 September 2018

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 5 September 2018 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 September 2018 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

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