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Neue Residenz Bamberg, Bamberg

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The luxurious former home of Bamberg's prince-bishops, Neue Residenz Bamberg was built in 1613 and has more than 40 stucco-ceilinged state rooms adorned with furniture and tapestries from the 17th and 18th centuries. The palace's Emperor's Hall on the second floor contains 16 huge portraits of previous emperors. (The elaborate space can be rented for private events.)The Elector's Rooms and the Prince-Bishop's Apartments are also noteworthy. Be sure to visit the Rose Garden in the inner court before leaving for a view of St. Michael's Church and Bamberg's rooftops. With our custom trip planner, Bamberg attractions like Neue Residenz Bamberg can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a large place. We were inside the courtyard and were told that this was a location for some movies that were made. The tour guide was very informative and restrooms were available at this... 
    This is a large place. We were inside the courtyard and were told that this was a location for some movies that were made. The tour guide was very informative and restrooms were available at this...  more »
  • Sharing the hill with the cathedral and the historical museum, the Neue Residenz is flat-out opulent Baroque. Most famous for its banquet hall incorporating portraits of all 12 Roman emperors, it... 
    Sharing the hill with the cathedral and the historical museum, the Neue Residenz is flat-out opulent Baroque. Most famous for its banquet hall incorporating portraits of all 12 Roman emperors, it...  more »
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  • A beautiful and historic building again close to the old town. Is right next to the historic old court and Bamberg Cathedral. Although it looks really promising from outside we couldn’t manage time to visit inside. It has a beautiful garden with mostly roses in the inner yard. Next time we would be visiting inside too.
  • Didn’t go inside, though the interior looks stunning. Just as pretty on the outside with its baroque architecture. Interesting shape too to admire in an L shape enclosing the Domplatz. Right by other sites such as the old court and the Dom. Absolute must visit when in town!

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