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Marienburg Fortress

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Address: Festung Marianburg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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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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One of the major highlights of Wurzburg

The view of the city from the courtyard is superb. It is fun ascending the road leading to the fortress. A must visit in Würzburg.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view of the city from the courtyard is superb. It is fun ascending the road leading to the fortress. A must visit in Würzburg.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit and get some of the rich history that Germany has. There is a museum with helpful staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited today with our grandchildren, aged from 2 to 8 and had a truly wonderful guided tour from a lady guide who gave our grandchildren the perfect introduction to life in former times. Even the smallest ones were mesmerised by her display of how coins were made in former times. A really worthwhile experience for them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Need to see the Fortress - has so many great views and some interesting history. When we were there it was undergoing some construction so we weren't able to get up close to parts of it but it was still worth the visit. The views were spectacular!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see he whole city view of Vurzburg. It takes almost 25mins in foot from the Alte mine bridge to this fortress. Or you can choose longer route, which takes 50mins, if you wanna enjoy the city tour more. No entrance fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Monday before Christmas. The museum appeared to be closed, but the exterior of the fortress was available to explore. Beautiful views over Wurzburg, well worth the walk up. Dress warmly. It gets windy and cold up there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Festung Marienburg sits atop a steep hill overlooking the picturesque old town of Wurzburg and the River Main. The panoramic views from up there are spectacular. The fort and palce contained inside the walls date to the 1200s. You can make the steep climb through the vineyards OR you can take a cab as we did. There are also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The views from the top are spectacular. It's a nice walk up to the top (if you don't get lost). A lot of history surrounding the fortress so take the time to read about it before you go.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Despite a lot of protest my wife accompanied me on the hike up the hill. As the fortress is closed at this time of year we only went for the view that others have waxed lyrical over. They were not wrong. Even my wife was glad she made the trip. The views over the city on a cold winter morning... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

My grandkids and I made the effort to get to the fortress and fortunately we could enter the grounds without any trouble. The museum was closed for the winter, however. What a shame.

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