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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 .
Fortress Marienberg Reviews
Wir durften eine Führung der Extraklasse erleben! Mit vollem Herzblut wurde uns die Geschichte der Festung näher gebracht und die 45min vergingen wie im Flug. Aus unserer Sicht preisgünstig war das Ve... more »We were able to experience a guided tour of the highest class! With full heart and soul we were brought closer to the history of the fortress and the 45min passed like in flight. From our point of view, the Verbundticket was inexpensive, with which you could also visit both museums in addition to the guided tour, which are also very varied and informative.
Since Würzburg was an independent country for so long, the fortress is unique in Germany. All the steps they took to ensure safety to their leaders was mind blowing. Even had a tower in the middle of ... 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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