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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.
Tours To Fortress Marienberg
City tour through Würzburg with the Bimmelbahn BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $10
Duration: 40 minutes
Würzburg Old Town Walking Tour (in English) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $19
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Fortress Marienberg Reviews
The fortress compound is huge. The vistas from the top of the hill is amazing. The castle grounds have been well kept and there are pleasant architectural surprises at every turn. The mix of... more »
Guided tours are offered in German only during winter but we were lucky to have brief explanation and our questions answered in English by the guide's co-worker. The tour did not take long and did... 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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