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.
Nativity Museum Bamberg
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 scenes. Information: 0174/9883306
Large-scale nativity at the Dohlus house
Large-scale nativity scene with life-size figures showing the scene of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem. Situated just opposite the Obere Pfarre church on Frauenplatz square, you can't overlook the crib as you walk up Kaulberg hill. It is the newest addition to the Nativity Scene trail and was ...
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. It was created as part of an initiative by the Verein der Bamberger Krippenfreunde and was awarded second prize in a European competition for the best large-scale nativity scenes. Information: +49 ...
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
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 In Bamberg County: St. ...
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
Nativity scene in the Historical Museum
Special Christmas Exhibition Special Exhibition with oriental Christmas Cribs. Information: 0951/871140 / www.museum.bamberg.de, email@example.com
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 2021, 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
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 "Institutskirche / Congregatio Jesu"
The nativity scene depicts four parts of the Christmas story: the Annunciation, the search for an Inn, the Nativity and the Worship of the Magi. The nativity scene is oriental in style. Information: +49 (0)951/980230
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: 0951/41472 oder 0951/130530
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 evening) 0951/70042957 or 0951/57113 / ...
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
In the Siechenkapelle belonging to the "Sparkasse" branch, a nativity scene is displayed in the entrance in an old farmer's cupboard. The baroque figures carved in wood are embellished with embroidery, golden braiding and lavish fabrics. They are thought to date from the 18th century and once ...
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
Nativity scene in St. Elisabeth's church
At the foot of Cathedral Hill, St. Elisabeth's Church displays a nativity scene created around 1920. Information: 0951 / 2995590