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World Cultural Heritage in Bavaria

The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list includes:

The old town of Bamberg with the cathedral (Late Romanesque/Early Gothic, consecrated in 1237, with stone sculptures dating from 1220-1240 including the "Bamberg Rider"), the adjoining Alte Hofhaltung and the Neuer Residenz (1697-1703), the Old Town Hall (a 14th-century bridge tower baroquefied from 1744 to 1756), and numerous baroque townhouses.

The Residence of the Prince-Bishops in Würzburg, built between 1720 and 1744. Especially famous here: the stairs and the church (architect: Balthasar Neumann) as well as the frescoes by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo in the stairwell and the imperial hall (1750-1753).

The Wies Church near Steingaden (northeast of Füssen), built from 1745 to 1754, commissioned by the monastery at Steingaden as a pilgrimage church and built by Dominikus Zimmermann, whose brother Johann Baptist Zimmermann provided the ceiling paintings and part of the stucco-work.