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travel42 Port Guide: Bamberg

Bamberg travel42 Port of Call Guide

Bamberg, 39 mi/63 km north of Nuremberg, is one of the prettiest towns in Germany. It was founded in the 10th century but didn't come to prominence until the 11th century, when the Holy Roman Emperor Heinrich II built his imperial cathedral there.

The Imperial Cathedral of St. Peter and St. George is a striking mix of Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles and houses a number of graceful sculptures, including the famous 13th-century statue of an equestrian knight Bamberg Rider. It ...

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