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Address: Festung Marianburg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 499313551750
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a great deal of construction here and most areas are closed. However, you can still walk around the inside and outside and the views over Wurzburg are great. You can also walk up from the city although that can be a bit strenuous. The layout of churches can be much better appreciated from here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been able to make the visit (last one at 15h on sunday), but the surroundings and the wine path that leads to the old city is beautiful (wonderful sightseeings, perfect to combine in late afternoon with sunset and full moon)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course, this is why you're on the romantic road in the first place. Wear comfortable shoes with good traction for those slippery cobblestones and little ups and downs. The fortress is intact so you can really imagine life there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We visited here in 1967 and 1968. Not much has changed from that time to today. The Marienberg fortress is of medieval architecture and is located on a high hill. The view of the fortress from the river is an impressive sight. The view from the fortress provides great views of the city and its surroundings. A lot of walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

A great way to explore the Fortress is to walk up from one side and down the other side, which takes 30 mins minimum each way, but the views are breathtaking! Bring a lot of time with you if you want to explore the inside of the fortresses museums. Driving up is also possible. Parking is limited though. It's an... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Walked up here just for the views which were nice at sunset. The fortress itself is nothing spectacular but if you have extra time in Wurzburg, it's a nice little hike up from town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

this is amazing to look at and even better to tour. An amazing structure that gives rise to some amazing history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The fortress is still within walking distance to the marketplace, though still requires a bit of walk. However, upon arriving is rewarded with great view of the city. Make time to go.

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