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 ...
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
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: 0951/871871 / www.museum.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
The Magic Nut Krakatuk | A fantastic journey through E.T.A. Hoffmanns Christmas Tale Information: 0951/871140 / www.museum.bamberg.de, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Nativity Scene in the Information Center on Michaelsberg Hill
This crib shows 5 scenes and was originally shown in the church St Michael's itself, but as the church is being renovated at least until 2025, it is now on show in the "Information Center" on Michaelsberg Hill. Access is via inner yard on the right.
Nativity scenes at the courthouse Bamberg
Every year, nativity scene maker Karl-Heinz Exner shows "Nativity scenes from across the world" in the foyer of the courthouse in Bamberg. Information: +49 (0)951/63317 od. 0172/89 26 042 / www.krippenbauer-exner.de
Nativitiy scene in the Missionary Museum Bug
Nativity scenes are displayed from South America, Africa and Asia. Nativitiy scenes are on sale here. Information: 0951/56214
Nativity scene in the Altenburg Castle
A Franconian nativity scene has been presented in the castle chapel on Bamberg's highest hill during Advent since 1993. Information: www.altenburgverein.de
Nativity scene in the
During the Christmas period, the birth of Christ can be seen in the stable in Bethlehem. The figurines were carved in the Grödnertal valley and refined by a wood-carver near Gröbenzell. They are made of natural-finish limewood. The nativity scene was hand-made completely by volunteers. ...
Nativity scene in the Erlöserkirche
The nativity scene at the Erlöserkirche (Church of our Redeemer) creates an international slant on the Christmas story. The pottered figurines were made at the workshop of Peruvian nativity scene artist Carlos Diaz. Information: +49 (0)951/23688 / www.erloeserkirche-bamberg.de
Nativity scene in the Maria Hilf Church
The annual crib shows the gospels in 25 different scenes. The spotlight falls on biblical events at Christmas, Easter and Whitsun. Information: +49 951/41472 oder +49 951/130530
Nativity scene in St. Elisabeth's church
Nativity Scenes during the Christmas season and throughout the year, next to the late Gothic high altar, eight colored stained-glass windows by Markus Lüpertz as well as the artist's bronze figure "Apoll" on the side of St. Elisabeth. At the foot of Cathedral Hill, St. Elisabeth's Church ...
Nativity scene in the Matern Chapel
40 different Nativity Scenes Approximatley 40 different Nativity Scenes of outstanding quality in oriental and regional style and some from all over the world are on show, mainly built especially for the exhibition. Information: (in the daytime) +49 951 980310 & (in the evening) +49 ...
Nativity scene in the Church of Our Lady
The nativity scene was created in the 18th century and is one of the most famous Christmas cribs in Franconia. Information: 0951 / 52018; www.obere-pfarre-bamberg.de
Nativity scene in the St. Anna's Church
Set against the backdrop of an oriental landscape the Christmas story is presented by carved wooden figurines in colourful clothing. Information: +49 (0)951/133200 / www.st-anna-bamberg.de
Nativity scene in the St. Gangolf's Church
The cabinet nativity scene, situated in the left spire, contains jointed figures made in the 18th till 20th centuries. Information: www.st-gangolf.de
Nativity scene in the St. Heinrich's Church
The nativity scene is a beautiful and realistic display. The water flowing down the rockface is a special attraction for children. Information: +49 (0)951/31773
Nativity scene in the St. Jakob's Church
The oriental nativity scene featuring carved wood and clothed figurines is a year-round presentation. Information: +49 (0)951/2995590