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Marienburg Fortress

Festung Marianburg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #3 of 44 Attractions in Wurzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: Dining
Owner description: This castle, the city's most prominent symbol since the 12th century, includes a museum, restaurant...
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: Dining
Owner description: This castle, the city's most prominent symbol since the 12th century, includes a museum, restaurant and formal gardens.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a very beautiful look at the old Germany which is so romantic and charming it's not everywhere so when you find in stop to really enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

When you are still healthy, walk there over the "Alte Mainbrücke" by foot, then climb a little and in about 30 minutes you should reach the Festung and then you are rewarded by a magnificent view over the whole city!

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The journey to the mighty fortress required a hike up the hill, and upon crossing the bridge two diverging paths were suggested to me by a signpost. To the left was a long and winding path past vineyards scattering the slope, a less strenuous route for one looking to catch their breath easily. The low sun in the sky told... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

a very large fortress, hundreds of steps need to be done no admission fee, great views very enjoyable and i think it is a must-see thing in Wurzburg

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new rochelle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Admittedly, this is a little bit of a walk, but go slowly and enjoy the views. You will not be disappointed! There is no admission for the fortress, and it is very impressive.

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Mainz, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a large fortress that is still on use today, mainly by city archives and other services. It is a fascinating walk to see how large and well maintained it is. How ever of you don't arrive for the tour, and especially if it is November then there is almost nothing to do side the museum would be closed.... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It IS a climb (or a bus ride, but walk instead) up a somewhat steep hill to get to this imposing place above the city, that was where the rulers lived before the Residenz was built. I saved it for my last day, and was very glad I got to it. I"ll confess I skipped the museum, instead just strolled... More 

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Benton, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place was very interesting with a nice museum, but it is a very long and uphill walk to get there, so be warned!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We had a excellent guide . We saw areas that were only available on the tour. The crypt and well were amazing to see. We also spent some time in the museums. Highly recommend making the trip up the hill to see.

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We had a great tour of this fortress by a really enthusiastic tour guide. She really went the extra mile to infuse us with the fortress history as we walked around the various points of interest. Whilst the architecture is not as ornate as some that I have visited it was none the less a historical feature of real interest.... More 

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