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Bad Bocklet Overview
Bad Bocklet lies in a bend in the river Fränkische Saale in Franconia about 10 km north of the district capital Bad Kissingen (Bad Kissingen vacation rentals | Bad Kissingen travel guide). On the northside, the municipality borders on the district of Rhön-Grabfeld.
Things to See in Bad Bocklet
The spa of the Bishop of Würzburg (Würzburg vacation rentals | Würzburg travel guide), which was built in the 18th century is the most notable architectural attraction. It also has a very extensive garden.
An annual Straßenfest (street fair) takes place in May.
The St. Nikolaus church has a crucifix by Tilman Riemenschneider.
The ruins of Steineck castle are on a hill between Steinach and Hohn. In town, there are both an old and a new palace. The Bergkapelle and the Jewish cemetery are also worth a visit.
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More about the History of Bad Bocklet
Bocklet is first documented in 1122 in the records of the monastery at Aura.
With secularization of the government in 1803, the territory of the present municipality became part of Bavaria. In the Treaty of Pressburg between France and Austria in 1805, the lands of the Bishop of Würzburg (Würzburg vacation rentals | Würzburg travel guide) were given to Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and he was made Grand Duke of Würzburg, a new state, as a reward for his support of Napoleon. These lands then again became part of Bavaria in 1814 (this time permanently) at the defeat of Napoleon.
In 1937, the town was officially renamed Bad Bocklet.
In 1972, the towns of Aschach bei Bad Kissingen (Bad Kissingen vacation rentals | Bad Kissingen travel guide) and Großenbrach became part of the municipality, followed in 1978 by Steinach an der Saale.
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Bad Bocklet is a municipality in the district of Bad Kissingen in Bavaria in Germany. It is a market town and a health spa.
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