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Castles in Franconia

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    Würzburg Residence , Wurzburg
    See the world's largest ceiling fresco at Würzburg Residence, the majestic residence of the prince-bishops of Würzburg. Constructed in the ea
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    Visit one of the most important imperial residences of the Middle Ages at Kaiserburg Nurnberg (Nuremberg Castle). The hilltop sandstone castl
    Tours from $13
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    Marienburg Fortress , Wurzburg
    Marienburg Fortress, now a museum, served as the home of the prince-bishops for nearly five centuries. You can explore the first floor and di
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    Veste Coburg , Coburg
    One of Germany's largest castles, Veste Coburg was home to Martin Luther in 1530, and now houses many internationally significant art and his
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    Take at least half a day to visit the extensive grounds of the Hermitage Castle (Altes Schloss Ermitage), a residential palace and museum. Wh
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