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Bamberg. Oberlandesgericht (Higher regional court)

On Wilhelmplatz square is the monumental building of the Supreme land court of Bamberg (Oberlandesgericht map). This is one of the three highest courts of Bavaria, along with the land courts in Munich and Nuremberg.

the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht) the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht) the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht)

the courthouse was built in 1900-1903 year. Unfortunately, this is the only result of a long search in the German sources, no more information, even the name of the architect is to find not failed.

the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht)

the Facade is crowned by a "figure, representing justice, bronze, in perfect order...".

the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht)

Main portal of the building is decorated with sculptures and bas-reliefs, in no way reminiscent of the function of the building.

the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht)

Well, except that this fellow with a punishing sword. The eyes are really harsh.

the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht)

One of the side entrances decorates as I think the railroad man.

the higher regional court of Bamberg (Bamberg Oberlandesgericht)