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May 26: Bamberg morning

The next morning it was time to depart from Bamberg, but I had time for one more hour of perambulation to seek out places I'd previously missed.

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Once again across the canal to Inselstadt, this time on the Kettenbrücke further downstream, hence the upstream view of the Luitpoldbrücke and the Erlöserkirche.

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This construction looks almost like the start of another bridge.

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Here's Maximiliansplatz, a much more orthogonal square than most in Bamberg, which makes me think it's of post-medieval vintage.

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Just beyond the Platz on the elongated Grüner Markt square sits the late-17th-century Martinskirche, originally a Jesuit church, a church of many arcs. I checked it out.

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A curious angle in the vestibule.

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The front window and a soft morning sunbeam.

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Sharp and smooth.

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The explosively composed altar.

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Waaait a minute!

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A deluxe confessional.

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Rothkoesque light washes in the northeast reaches of the church.

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Sun painting a lovely intersection of curves.

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More round-arched windows, in the southwest wall.

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Across from the west end of Jesuitenstraße: that's a ton of roof for a pretty small amount of building.

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This street is called, and is located, An der Universität.

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A fun scramble of wall elements. That doorknob looks somewhat less than fully practical.

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Old-school vs. new-school (at least judging by their surfaces) half-timbered sheds.

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A concentrated little blast of high-tech architecture.

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Oh no!

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A clearer view of the Luitpoldbrücke's structure.

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Wow, the Kettenbrücke's structure is cool too! I think I prefer it actually, because it's so elegantly minimal.

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A shadow of me on the Luitpoldbrücke snapping my shadow on the Luitpoldbrücke.

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Getting ready to check out from the hotel.

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Another look through the hallway window, to the north, sans filtering this time. To the right is the foreshortened pile of roofs at the backs of buildings along Heiliggrabstraße.

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The slightly sparser view over to the west.