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Impressive but under renovation.

Under renovation, so you cannot see much, at the moment. Impressive complex, and one of the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
Church's of the seven hills of Bamberg

Unless you have very strong legs i suggest you take the city bus to the top and walk down. current... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Charles C
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Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems that the city of Bamberg decided to put scaffolding over most of its top attractions at the same time. The St. Michael's is completely wrapped in scaffolds, and closed, 2 of the 3 towers of the cathedral, the exterior of the residence, even...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Under renovation, so you cannot see much, at the moment. Impressive complex, and one of the landmarks in the old city of Bamberg.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 23 December 2017

St. Michael's Monastery was also under intensive renovation, both inside and outside, for quite a long time. It was expected that the project would complete in 7 years' time. There was not much to see around. Just suggest others to skip this spot.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Unless you have very strong legs i suggest you take the city bus to the top and walk down. current repairs are being done but its worth it.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

And again, the most of it was closed for reconstruction. The place is on top of the hill, so you can see it from the city - you cannot miss it and you'll wonder what it is. Also a nice view over the city, restaurant...More

Thank Irina T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had a walk up, it's not far from the Dom. It was closed but there's a nice little cafe in the garden where you can get a nice drink or ice cream with decent views over Bamberg, so don't fret.

Thank nibblepibbley
Reviewed 11 June 2017

There is no point in going here. The church and former monastery have been undergoing "renovation/restoration" for at least 7 years and there is not end in sight.

Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Unfortunately the interior was under renovation when I visited so I wasn't able to go inside. Nonetheless...I enjoyed viewing the exterior of the building.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It is very close from Dom Platz and there is probably the best panorama of Bamberg. You can also eat something in a restaurant with nice sunset (may be a little overpriced).

Thank Plusz
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We went on an organised river cruise tour and found the history here just enthralling. The buildings are impressive, the gardens cool and sculptures interesting. We were bused in and walked back down to the town after our visit. A lovely town, just a wee...More

Thank Graham P
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