Bamberg Cathedral, Bamberg, Germany

The Bamberg Cathedral is a church in Bamberg, Germany, completed in the 13th century. The cathedral is under the administration of the Roman Catholic Church and is the seat of the Archbishop of Bamberg.

One of Germany’s imperial cathedrals in the High Middle Ages, Bamberg Cathedral stands on one of the town’s seven hills, with its four towers dominating the skyline. It is an outstanding monument of late Romanesque and early Gothic architecture. The cathedral houses many fascinating works of art, such as the famous statue of the Bamberg Rider, an altar by Veit Stoss, sculptures from the Hohenstaufen era (1230), the allegorical figures of Synagogue and Ecclesia, a visitation group and the laughing angel.

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