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Fortress Marienberg, Wurzburg

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Castle · History Museum
Fortress Marienberg, 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. To visit Fortress Marienberg and other attractions in Wurzburg, use our Wurzburg online driving holiday planner.
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  • Beautiful castle up the hill looking over the city. It's huge in the inside with multiple museums in it  more »
  • You can climb up the mountain to the Fortress, and although that is quite a climb, it is totally worth it. There are two museums, and both are very interesting!  more »
  • This Castle is AMAZING it's a full castle complete with royal gardens, guard turrets, royal dining hall. The views from the fortress are amazingly beautiful! Admission is inexpensive, I am from the US and really enjoyed the tour! There is great wine drinking on the bridge in the town below 😉
  • This is a vast castle which takes some time to explore in full. It is really several castles in one, where new layers were added as time progressed. The walls of the castle feature many passages and walkways (most are not open to the public). A part of this can be seen by visiting the Maschikuli tower and associated walkway, which I recommend!

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