Bamberg~

fascinating. I’d never heard of Bamberg before.

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The early medieval town of Bamberg is in northern Bavaria and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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It has one of Europe’s largest intact old town squares and is remarkable due to its distinctive half-timbered old buildings.
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Bamberg was originally settled by the Slavs and starting in the 10th century served as a link between central and eastern Europe.

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In the 11th century the town’s unique style strongly influenced the architectural development of central Europe.
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During the 18th century enlightenment, Bamberg was the home of the philosopher Hegel and ETA Hoffman who wrote The Nutcracker.
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The Alte Hofhaltung, or Old Palace, dates from 10th and 11th centuries. The inner courtyard is surrounded by half-timbered buildings with steeply pitched roofs and stunning wooden walkways.
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Bamberg is a visual feast!
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It is also pleasing to the palate with wonderful restaurants and is famous for its beer! The town has nine breweries, one…

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