Bamberg Cathedral

Local nameBamberger Dom
LocationBavaria, Germany

Bamberg Cathedral 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".

It was founded in 1002 by King Heinrich II and consecrated in 1012. With the tombs of Henry II and his spouse Cunigunde, the cathedral contains the remains of the only imperial couple that was canonized. With the tomb of Pope Clement II it also contains the only papal grave in Germany, and north of the Alps.

Tags CathedralChristianWheelchair AccessiblePlace of WorshipRoman CatholicRomanesque Architecture
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Bamberg-Dom Fürstenportal @ Reinhard Kirchner

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Coordinates 49°53'26.551" N 10°52'57.072" E

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