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Perched on the river Regnitz which is close to its confluence with the river Main, Bamberg is refreshing eye candy for the architectural lovers. The German town in northern Bavaria is bisected by rivers and canals and was constructed by archbishops on seven hills, thereby dubbing itself as 'Franconian Rome'. Owing to its spectacular natural beauty, is it a wonder Bamberg is considered to be one of Germany's most eye-catching settlements?
Kick-start the trip by heading over to the Bamberg Cathedral. This 11th-century religious structure features several features such as the Prince's Doorway (Furstentor), the principal entrance with its figures of apostles and prophets and a relief of the Last Judgment. It also houses the Diocesan Museum exhibiting the cathedral treasury, old vestments (including Henry II's imperial robes), and statues.
Don't miss out on the Old Town Hall (Altes Rathus) during your trip to Bamberg. Housed in Bamberg's Old Town, it is known for its gorgeous architecture, specifically with the beautiful frescoes on its facades. Interior highlights features the stunning old Rococo hall and the Ludwig collection, with over 300 incredible 18th-century animal-shaped tureens, figurines, and dinner services made of porcelain.
History buffs would enjoy exploring the Altenburg Castle. It is one of the primary attractions of Bamberg and dates as far back as the 12th century. Re-designed in the Romantic style, be sure to wander about the opulent furnished rooms and enjoy the fantastic views of the old town and the surrounding area. Another castle worth visiting is the Lisberg Castle, one of the most ancient castles in Bavaria. Don't miss out on the dungeons, the Gothic Womens' House, and the Renaissance-style Palace constructed in the early 17th century.
Some of the museums worth visiting in Bamberg are: Historical Museum of Bamberg (several objects from prehistoric to modern times, including stone sculptures, local crafts, and many 16th- to 19th-century clocks) and Natural History Museum (remarkable collection of displays centering on the area's geology, flora, and fauna).
When it comes to shopping, be sure to head towards the cathedral, where one will find numerous stores of all types, including over a dozen antiques shops and several galleries. As for cuisine, do indulge in local fare served in restaurants dotted in the city.
The stay options in Bamberg are abundant with the best luxury hotels, cheap accommodations and rental apartments available for the tourists to decide which kind to opt for depending on their budget and taste.
Bamberg experiences Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate. The best time to visit would be spring and summer for the temperatures are pleasant.