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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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Franken vista

Good place to see the panoramic view of Wuerzburg and adjacent vineyards. It is interesting that one of the best Franken wines are produced from grapes that grow near the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We hiked up the vineyard route yesterday in nearly 40 degree heat and we're paying for it by the top. We walked into the fort with 5 min to spare and neither the shop owner or the restaurant could sell us a bottle of water telling us to drink from the bathroom. The views were amazing just a shame the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good place to see the panoramic view of Wuerzburg and adjacent vineyards. It is interesting that one of the best Franken wines are produced from grapes that grow near the fortress. The place is best to be reached by car, there is a paying parking on the top of the hill, where the enterance to castle is located.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have not visited the Marienburg Fortress from the inside but it is already worth it to walk up the hills to the fortress. From here you have a great view over Würzburg. Especially recommended to walk to Marienburg in time to see the sunset over the city. Really special to watch because there are only a few people so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk, kids friendly, we went with our 19 months twins and they enjoy it a lot, they were able to walk up the stairs and also took a great nap in the castle garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty way up (we came from the southern side). Awesome lookout. Luckily not too many tourists when we were there. Also locals still like to go there after many visits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't do anything organised. We just did a lap around the fortress in order to appreciate both the fortress itself and the city view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lady in the gift shop was extremely helpful. Her English was excellent, and even though the tour we went on was in German, she answered my questions in English. (English tours are available, but not on our timetable.) There was a model of the town showing the devastation caused by the WWII bombing that I found very interesting. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't pay to see any of the museums as we didn't have time. Apparently they are very big! One bigger than the other. Thats a lot to see for free! I recommend walking the sorry way up and the long walk down through the vineyards as then you can really admire the stunning views!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is very nice fortress with beautiful view to the city Wurzburg. We also tried the restaurant and we were very satisfied.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have read other's tips and was worried I won't have enough time so I took a taxi. It cost me 12 € and he took me straight up. The view is amazing. The rooms are nice. Alot is closed. The gardens around are beatiful and going down the hill we reached the old city in no time.

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