Walking route in Bamberg

Visit Bamberg's top attractions in this 1.4 hour itinerary. Gabelmann, Altes Rathaus, Klosterbräu and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.4 hour Bamberg itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 5.5 km 1.4 hour

Key attractions

Route itinerary

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  2. Walk 320 m / 4 minutes
  3. Walk 60 m / 1 minute

    Konrad III. Memorial

    Conrad III (1093 – 15 February 1152) was the first King of Germany of the Hohenstaufen dynasty. He was the son of Duke Frederick I of Swabia and Agnes, a daughter of the Salian Emperor Henry IV. == Descent == The origin of the House of Hohenstaufen in the Duchy of Swabia has not been conclusively established. Conrad's great-grandfather Frederick of Staufen was count in the Riesgau and in 1053 became Swabian Count palatine, his son Frederick of Buren probably resided near present-day Wäschenbeuren and about 1050 married Countess Hildegard of Egisheim-Dagsburg from Alsace. Conrad's father took advantage of the conflict between King Henry IV of Germany and the Swabian duke Rudolf of Rheinfelden during the Investiture Controversy. When Rudolf had himself elected German anti-king at Forchheim in 1077, Frederick of Hohenstaufen remained loyal to the royal crown and in 1079 was vested with the Duchy of Swabia by Henry IV, including an engagement with the king's minor daughter Agnes.

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  4. Walk 30 m / less than minute

    Bamberger Reiter Statue

    The Bamberg Horseman (German: Der Bamberger Reiter) is a stone equestrian statue by an anonymous medieval sculptor in the cathedral of Bamberg, Germany. == Description == Dating probably from the time before the consecration of the cathedral's new building in 1237, but after 1225, it is located on a console at the north pillar of the St. George choir, it is not known whether this is the intended position of the statue although the base appears to be original and the structure of the base would seem to dissuade moving. == Interpretation == Being located in a church and showing a crowned yet unarmed man, it is believed that it represents a specific king, perhaps one who was a saint. A candidate is Emperor Henry II (973-1024) who is buried in the cathedral along with Pope Clement II, but he would likely have been depicted with Imperial Regalia.

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    Bamberger Dom Attraction

    The Bamberg Cathedral (German: Bamberger Dom, official name Bamberger Dom St. Peter und St. Georg) is a church in Bamberg, Germany, completed in the 13th century. The cathedral is under the administration of the Roman Catholic Church and is the seat of the Archbishop of Bamberg. Since 1993, the cathedral has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Town of Bamberg".

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    Villa Dessauer Museum

    The Villa Dessauer is a mansion in Bamberg, Germany, which is used as an art gallery by the local City Council. The edifice was built in 1884 by the Jewish merchant Carl Dessauer. During the Nazi regime, the villa was confiscated, but after World War II the son of the former owner received his property back and sold it to the City of Bamberg. Since 1987 it hosts a gallery, which is used for several exhibitions, where both local and international artists have the possibility to expose their works.

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    Klosterbräu Building

    Klosterbräu Bamberg is the oldest brewery in Bamberg, Upper Franconia, Germany. It is located in the so-called Mühlenviertel near the river Regnitz. The annual output is about 4,000 hectoliters. == History == Klosterbräu was named after the nearby Franciscan monastery of Bamberg and was founded as a Prince-Bishopric's dark beer house in 1533. The house was first mentioned as a brewery in 1333.

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