Market gardeners, wine growers and sculptures
With its extensive, free expanses and typical market gardening houses, the market gardeners' district still shapes Bamberg's cityscape.
Centuries ago, Bamberg's market gardeners were already exporting their products – onion sets, seeds and especially liquorice - well beyond the city borders. Even to this day, they are still referred to as the "onion treaders". In the market gardeners' quarter, the typical "market gardening" houses can still be found as they were in the days when they housed numerous market gardening families.
The Market Gardeners' and Wine-Growers' Museum
The working life of the market gardeners and wine-growers is revealed at the Market Gardeners' and Wine-Growers Museum. Set in a typical 19th century market gardeners' house, the museum comprises the furnished rooms of the market gardeners, and the flags and staffs of the market gardeners' and ...