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St. Michael's Church

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Address: Michelsberg, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany

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Elegant look

Elegant look from outside and also inside the cathedral. Located on the hill. It is landmark of the city. Do not miss when you are there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Elegant look from outside and also inside the cathedral. Located on the hill. It is landmark of the city. Do not miss when you are there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best view in town! It's a bit of a walk up but the view is worth it. Construction was going on so photo opportunities weren't the best from front of the building. There is a beer museum but they were closed when we went--kind of a bummer since we hiked up there to visit it. Take the stairs on the... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must be part of your "must see" when in Bamberg. You should spend enough time in there to notice all the details. Imagine, this building is nearly 1000 years old.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

St Michael's Church and monastry overlooked the hotel at which we were staying and so became a must visit. We took the 109 bus from the centre of Bamberg right to the entrance and it was a little disappointing that the building was closed. Evenso the outside was amazing and the grounds were beautiful. The views across Bamberg and the... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The old Church of St Michael's is situated up on a hill and is surrounded by medieval buildings. The church dates back to the 1400's There is a short walk up a rather steep cobblestone road to reach the church but it is well worth the walk, there is a beautiful rose garden with a view of the city of... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

All about the gardens and views outside (it's closed for renovation at the moment). Absolutely worth the walk up to it (and back down).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The church itself is magnificent, especially for people that are interested in architecture. In the church gardens is a beer museum. Entrance was around 3-5 euro. I would recommend it. If you want to stay away from tourists but still admire the Michael's church - look for a path that says: to the cafe... or something similar. It is a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

There is a lot to say about this church however my pick is the architecture of the 3 entrances. Of course there is lots to impress inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

It is just a few hundreds meters from Dom Platz. There is very nice garden and view of whole Bamberg. You can also spend time in one of two fancy (and more expensive) restaurants, one with nice sunset view. Highly recommended place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The views from the garden courtyard behind the cathedral (accessed either from the restaurant on the north side of the church, or from the walk path starting below the Domplatz) are the best in all Bamberg, and a favorite spot for locals to sit out a warm evening. The church exterior is currently being restored, and the interior is inaccessible... More 

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