"Bamberg - every cloud has a silver lining" Top 5 Page for this destination Bamberg by iandsmith
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This is a World Heritage Listed town that has escaped the ravages of modern wars and it retains an historic charm that cannot fail to win the visitor over.
How prophetic that the reason it is as you now see it is because of the weather. In 1945 it was listed to be bombed and the night raid commenced but when they reached Bamberg there was 10/10ths cloud and they went elsewhere.
Bamberg is more than a World Heritage listed city though, it is also busy manufacturing beer, electrical equipment, textiles, and leather goods.
The Rathous (town hall) building is probably the highlight with its painted walls but Maximilianplatz, little Venice and the churches on the hill are other highlights.
You should also spend time in the wonderful park that is an island in the middle of the Regnitz. Each morning I would avoid transport and deliberately stroll the earthen paths past its sculptures as the river bore its load ever onward to the sea beneath the overhanging deciduous trees that line the banks.
- Pros:Beautifullly preserved historical centre, very interesting, excellent restaurants
- In a nutshell:Highly recommended destination
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