Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Germany - Obere Bridge in Bamberg


Stamp Issue : 1978-05-25 

Obere Bridge is known as a bridge-City Hall or Old Town Hall, is one of the most outstanding monuments of the city of Bamberg ever. In connection with the bridgehead buildings Upper Bridge 2 and Upper Bridge 3 is a unique urban ensemble. Bamberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is located in Upper Franconia on the River Regnitz, close to its confluence with the river Main. Bamberg is one of the few cities in Germany that was not destroyed by World War II bombings. Bamberg is home to nearly 7,000 foreign nationals, including over 4,100 members of the United States Army and their dependents. The name Bamberg supposed to have its origin in the House of Babenberg.


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