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... of snow covered buildings and their history with more snow lightly falling on us for a short time.
It was very cold (-6 degrees).
Had coffees in two cafes to warm up along the way. A highlight was seeing 'Altes Rathaus' (old city hall) suspended above the racing waters of the Regnitz, the intricate murals on the colorful half-timbered houses, the elegant baroque archictecture and the Bamberg Cathedral. The town's beer speciality is Rauchbier - ...
We are very tuckered out on a busy Christmas Day, but here's the gist of what we did today. We took a little day trip to Bamberg, which is about 45 minutes by train north of Nürnberg. We didn't have much of a plan, so we walked around randomly, choosing streets based on how awesome and medieval they looked. We found St. Peter's Cathedral and happened to step in at about the halfway point of their Christmas mass. Our timing couldn't ...
... in the 16th and 17th centuries
Bamberg has a long history in brewing beer, thus it is also known as the city of beer. Especially the dark "smokebeer" is famous around the world. 27 years before the German purity law was issued in 1516, prince-bishop Heinrich III. Worried about the quality of beer, and ordered that nothing more than hop, malt and water should be in Bamberg's beer.
Bamberg Cathedral is called the Cathedral of St Peter's ...
Bamburg is a UNESCO heritage site as it was fortunate to avoid the bombings during the war so still contains a lot of original medieval buildings. It is situated on 7 hills just like Rome each with a church on top and is on the Main River near its confluence with the Regnitz River. Its town hall is actually built in the middle of the river and is painted with a huge fresco on the side, part of which is built out to give a 3D effect. We started in the main square ...
... in the castle. We also went on another ride that took us up a steep incline and to finish came splashing down a steep slope into a lake to finish. I bought a lego Star Wars set. Julia and I also got to make up 3 of our own mini figures in the Lego brick shop. The shop had bins with all kinds and colours of lego. We also toured a mini lego factory that explained how lego bricks are made and we left with a souvenir brick".