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Marienburg Fortress

Festung Marianburg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #3 of 45 Attractions in Wurzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: Dining
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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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new rochelle
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228 reviews 228 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
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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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I walked to Marienburg Fortress from Marktplaz which was so impressed me. Sceenery is so nice when the weather is good.There are 2 museums.Especially one is so good which is realeted to culture of Wurzburg.There is a café but which is closed.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a excellent guide . You will see areas only available on this tour. Well worth the 10€. The crypt and well were amazing.

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Ansbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I entered my review into the this castle's garden, Furstengarten Marienberg, so I apologize for repeating myself but I want to make sure you all get great information! We took a day trip to this castle on a Sunday, September 28th, 2014. Finding an address that would show up in our GPS was a bit tricky, but eventually we found... More

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Woodstock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I loved this fortress. We were driving and missed the parking lot at the front but by going around to the top parking, we had little climbing to do. The parking lot is inside the fortress walls and is pretty awesome just on its own. There are decent WCs right there. A short walk took us to the fortress which... More

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