Strolling through the Nativity Town
Nativity scenes rank among the loveliest - and the most tangible - aspects of the Christmas season. This is especially true of Bamberg, the Nativity Town. On a reflective stroll along the nativity trail, walkers will discover an abundance of nativity scenes spread across around 36 stations, including the Cathedral, small chapels, museums and public buildings all around Bamberg's Old Town and beyond in the outskirts and in Bamberg County.
Nativity scene in the Tourist Information Bamberg
The Christmas Crib was made by "crib master builder" Karl-Heinz Exner and is from his private collection.
Some of the Cribs and Nativity Scenes in Bamberg’s churches continue throughout the year as annual cribs. These go on to show scenes from the bible, both from the old testament and the new testament. In Bamberg: St. Jakob Maria Hilf St. Josef in Gaustadt St. Kunigund St. Gangolf In ...
The Passion cribs, also known as the "earnest cribs" show Jesus' passion in the form of cribs during Lent. In the run-up to Easter these cribs depict scenes from Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, the passion of Christ, crucifixion, and resurrection. In contrast to the classical Christmas cribs, the ...
Nativity Museum Bamberg
A rich exhibition with mainly historical Christmas scriptures and crib performances. The museum shows a new selection of Nativity Scenes every year, different in origin, material, and age from all over the world. There is a small museum shop in the foyer where you can also buy figurines and ...
Nativity scene in the St. Kunigund Church
An oriental nativity scene is displayed in the entrance and appropriate scenes are created every Sunday or for each season. Information: +49 (0)951/9163848-0
Large-scale nativity Maxplatz
Every year since 1983 a Franconian half-timbered nativity house with almost life-size figures has been displayed on the square. It was donated by the Franconian market traders and is looked after by the Verein Bamberger Krippenfreunde e.V.
Large-scale nativity Schönleinsplatz
A nativity scene featuring life-size figures has been placed here every year since 1963.. Information: +49 (0)951 877420 / www.bsb-bamberg.de
Large-scale nativity Kunigundenschule
In 1990 the Gartenstadt district added another large nativity scene with life-size statues to Bamberg's rich collection. Information: +49 (0)951/9685338
Nativity scene and christmas exhibition in the Historical Museum
Special Christmas Exhibition Special Exhibition with gifts from the last 22 years. Information: 0951/871140 / www.museum.bamberg.de, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nativity scene in the Old Town Hall
The about 400 delicate baroque crib figurines from "Rottenburg am Neckar" are a highlight of the nativity city. Information: 0951/871142 / www.museum.bamberg.de
Nativity scene in the Museum of the Diocese
Nativity scenes from all over the world The Museum of the Diocese shows a large collection of nativity scenes in its special exhibition on the origins of the nativity scene. It also shows the Christmas Cribs in their relationship to medieval works or art and follows the traces of their origin, ...
Nativity scene in the Cathedral
The new Christmas Crib is in the northern transept and shows a modern Nativity Scene with weekly changing scenes. Information: +49 (0)951/5022590 /www.dompfarrei.de