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Marienburg Fortress, Wurzburg

(4.5/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Marienburg Fortress, now a museum, served as the home of the prince-bishops for nearly five centuries. You can explore the first floor and discover fine furniture, tapestries, paintings, a treasury, and a vestment chamber. The second floor displays tell the history of the structure and the town. Outside, you can walk through the princes' garden. It boasts an amazing view of Würzburg and valley of the river Main. Scheduled guided tours are available for an additional fee. Put Marienburg Fortress on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Wurzburg family vacation planner.
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  • It was a vigorous walk from downtown Wurzberg but well worth it for the architecture and the views of the city.  more »
  • It is a steepish climb up from the town to the fortress but very rewarding. I was doing a short language course and went with classmates. The views as you go into the fortress and looking down across ...  more »
  • This fortress, or "Festung", is an amazing place of extreme beauty and historical significance. I lived in the Würzburg area for nearly four years, spent a lot of time here, and took hundreds of photo...  more »