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Marienburg Fortress

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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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Fortress overlooking beautiful Wurzburg

The Fortress was a nice hike from our hotel. Stunning views of the city and the gardens were lovely. The area that is open to the public is just the outside grounds, would have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Fortress was a nice hike from our hotel. Stunning views of the city and the gardens were lovely. The area that is open to the public is just the outside grounds, would have enjoyed seeing some of the rooms inside. The Fortress was beautiful and took you back to another place in time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my partner and I drove up. fortress started around 1200. the moat dates back to that time as well. the temple above the deep well {104m} dates from this time/ stunning views from here. visit is approx. 45mins.

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Wurzburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From 1200 an unusually large castle was built, after storming of the castle by the Swedes in 1631, Prince-Bishop Johann Philipp von Schönborn built a circle of massiv bastions to protect the Marienberg. Today you find on the first floor of the Princes`Building Museum the Bibra Apartment with valuable furniture, tapestries and paintings. The Princes`Hall with early Gothic arcatures and... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting place for families and adults. We did not climb up which is fairly difficult but we did climb down which is not hard. There is a lot of history here and there is a museum that is being redone. There is no charge for walking around but I think there is a charge for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 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 July 20, 2016

A beautiful place to visit and walk along. I recommande for couples, family or best friends. It is a pleasant introduction in art, architecture and some historical grounds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 July 17, 2016

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 July 14, 2016

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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Malcesine, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 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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