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Address: Festung Marianburg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Activities: Dining
Description: This castle, the city's most prominent symbol since the 12th century...
This castle, the city's most prominent symbol since the 12th century, includes a museum, restaurant and formal gardens.
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Impressively restored fortress

Impressive fortress which has been greatly restored its quite noticeable the difference in styles between residenz and fortress.. The views of the town below are great. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

A climb up to this impressive castle. You can walk around the perimeter but couldn't go in as it was closed. Great views of the city from the castle walls.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Sadly the fortress was closed as with most things in Germany its still winter. The view from the top was worth the climb

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Impressive fortress which has been greatly restored its quite noticeable the difference in styles between residenz and fortress.. The views of the town below are great. The museums are much bigger and more interesting than expected and cover a very large time line of subjects

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was a very, very interesting place to see, the Marienburg Fortress overlooking the Main River in Wurzburg, Germany....you can catch the Bus in downtown Wurzburg and it will take you right to the gate......this old Fortress/Castle is very well preserved and has many attractions to see.....it also has the Marienburg Museum which has many old treasures....this is well worth... More 

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Weiden, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very enjoyable walk across the oldest bridge in Europe to the Fortress. Take your time as the walk from the city could prove moderately strenuous for some but worth the expended calories. Take your time enjoying the Fortress...should take no more than a few hours for the walk and to see the sights. Museum and other indoor attractions are Closed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great walk up to the fortress which was easy enough and around its grounds with an amazing view of Wurzburg

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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The fortress is one of the biggest in Germany and worth the visit! Nice to see from the city but even nicer from above. You can see the whole city. Best time to visit during summer!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Amazing architecture. Provides a great view of the town perfect photo opportunities. A must see if visiting the area.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

please look under "Residence" for our views if you like to see how the upper classes lived - then visit the "residence too!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

For a full review on Wurzburg, please visit: http://honeymooneverydayblog.com/2014/07/wurzburg-germany/ The fortress Marienburg has a commanding and beautiful view of Wurzburg from atop the hill. You can actually drive up nearly to the top where there is a Bier Garden (we didn't know that and walked up from the lower parking lot - the first we saw). The interior is very... More 

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