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Marienburg Fortress

Festung Marienberg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 931 3551750
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Wurzburg Day Tour from Frankfurt
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This castle, the city's most prominent symbol since the 12th century, includes a museum, restaurant and formal gardens.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth the climb” (10 reviews)
“walk up” (10 reviews)
“great walk” (7 reviews)
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Festung Marienberg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 931 3551750
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"worth the climb"
in 10 reviews
"walk up"
in 10 reviews
"great walk"
in 7 reviews
"number bus"
in 4 reviews
"the river"
in 22 reviews
"town centre"
in 6 reviews
"no charge"
in 5 reviews
"steep hill"
in 4 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"old town"
in 11 reviews
"tilman riemenschneider"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful view"
in 6 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"interesting history"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour"
in 11 reviews
"prince bishops"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens - great museum - learned so much history. The views are great of the wonderful town of Wurzburg. Very glad that we visited.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only a short time to explore and a long walk but worth the effort. So much history in this area and we had an amazing guide

Thank rockdoc000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views of Würzburg from the top and a small hike from the old bridge ..where you come back to for a glass of wine!!!

Thank Pranjal W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One interesting and beautiful palace to be visited, including sightseeing of Wurzburg region. The access, through the bridge, is remarkable.

Thank Gljamil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice walk from the river to the fortress. Upon reaching the top you encounter a nice beer garden as a reward. The fortress is very interesting and educational. Be sure to have a guide as that is the only way to get to the...More

Thank Nameless666
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not visit but certainly admired this building from downtown. It has a commanding view of the surrounding hills (full of vineyards)

Thank CharlesSeems
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a Bavaria Schloss pass, so got into the Furstenbaumuseum as part of the pass. Room after room of artifacts labeled only in German. Of most interest to me was the Wurzburg city model from I can’t remember what year and a city model of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marien Fortress is the first place in Würzburg that we visited as it's not far from our hotel even we could see it while we enjoyed our breakfast. We took a guided tour and it was a good choice as we got all information about...More

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The fortress in it self was interesting but what I will remember from this visit is the spectacular view over Würzburg.

Thank kristina594
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is one of the musts when visiting Wurzburg but you don't need to climb up to the fortress. You can take the Number 9 bus. You can stroll the grounds for free but by all means, buy the 4 Euro Museum ticket. It gets...More

Thank peterscott21
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Gratton4
6 March 2018|
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Response from graeme A | Reviewed this property |
When we visited the fortress we walked through the side streets. Yes, there are steps and it is a little challenging but if you take your time it is certainly worth the visit. Reasonably priced as well for entry. We visited... More
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Gratton4
6 March 2018|
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Response from kjensw | Reviewed this property |
Climbing the hill is a lot of work, maybe better to catch a bus or taxi uphill and walk back to town downhill.
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4 February 2018|
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Response from Deborah H | Reviewed this property |
This answer may be a little late however, I cannot remember the cost of entry but it is not that expensive maybe 10 - 12 euros. We walked up and found it strenuous but the views were wonderful. I think the town generally... More
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