Bamberger Hain - Bamberg, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member virtual.franken
N 49° 52.567 E 010° 54.236
32U E 636795 N 5526595
Quick Description: The city park Bamberger Hain is located on the south of the big island on Regnitz, in the middle of the city. It was created in year 1803.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 4/17/2015 10:09:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMNQ60
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:
The park gardener that created the park in 1803 was Stephan Freiherr von Stengel. The initiator and founder of the park was the bavarian king Maximilian I Joseph.

The park is projected on the concept of English Garden. One of its part is the Botanical Garden. Inside the park, there are numerous gazebos, shrines and monuments.

In literature, the park is commemorated by E.T.A. Hoffman in his story about the speaking dog Berganza.

The listed coordinated are showing a little meadow inside the park. There's a monument commemorating soldiers died in war in 1722.
Name: Bamberger Hain

Street Location: Munchner Ring

Local Municipality: Bamberg

State/Province, etc.: Bayern

Country: Germany

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: many indivitual memorials

Date Established: 1803

Picnic Facilities: numerous pavillions, gazebos, benches

Recreational Facilities:
Children's Playground, Botanical Garder, Boat Rental, Running trails, grill places

Monuments/Statues: St. Christopher, St. Nepomuk, Dog Berganza etc.

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Regnitz

Traditional Geocaches:

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

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