"Beloved Bamberg !" Top 5 Page for this destination Bamberg by MichaelFalk1969

Bamberg Travel Guide: 436 reviews and 1,347 photos

Bamberg ba-roques!

I have a special place in my heart for this city as I lived and studied there for 2 1/2 years. Due to the fact that Bamberg miraculously escaped most of the World War 2 - bombings, it features a uniquely preserved Old Town with a picture-perfect ensemble of medieval, renaissance and baroque elements. It is a vibrant student city with lots of cafes, restaurants and a general high quality of living.

And as I have lived there once, I never feel as a tourist when I visit Bamberg. I feel instantly at home again, like I`ve just been away for a short while.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:architecture, history, food, smoke beer
  • Cons:traffic wardens
  • In a nutshell:"Smoke Beer Capital"
  • Last visit to Bamberg: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated Jul 12, 2010
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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2014 at 6:34 AM

    Beautiful page. Lovely photos. Irene

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM

    Informative page with lots of lovely photo's!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2010 at 12:42 PM

    Ich besuche Deutschland immer gern, aber nicht oft....

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Jul 2, 2010 at 4:16 PM

    YOu took some great pictures of the wonderful architecture here, and the comments very helpful. We are planning to try and see this city next spring

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2010 at 12:25 AM

    Spent a lovely couple of days in Bamberg en route to Leipzig (the long way round) a few years ago. A room with the best view of the Town Hall at the Brudermuhle was just perfect, summer and the rose garden gorgeous. You're quite right - a lovely town.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2008 at 6:18 PM

    Tips with feeling, thanks for sharing.

  • PALLINA's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2007 at 11:31 PM

    Schoen, so viel ueber Bamberg lesen zu koennen. Ich gratuliere!

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Apr 23, 2007 at 10:18 PM

    what a lovely city, must add to my wish list ;-)

  • poppyfav's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2006 at 6:32 PM

    Such a beautiful city to do your studies.Were you married in one of those lovely churches?Another city added to my list of "places to visit"

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