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This castle, the city's most prominent symbol since the 12th century, includes a museum, restaurant and formal gardens.
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Festung Marienberg, 240, 97082 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 931 3551750
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You cannot miss the Festung, when the cannon are fired at mid-day. The shuttle bus runs between it, the Residenz and the modern art gallery, every half hour. The guided tour is good, and a walk through the museum is worthwhile. A good café on...More

Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of better things to do in this wonderful city. The fortress is a walk- but you can take the bus. Very disappointing.

Thank sharonmanalapan_NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see in Würzburg! Prepare to climb something like 12 floors. It’s a very scenic place but if you can take a cab.

Thank Pedro Paulo O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agree the views of old town Wurzburg are beautiful. Gage fitness level before walking up. I am not great shape but took my time ok. I.titled review because when finally got to fortress saw #9 bus. However don't know stop came from. I didn't go...More

Thank scampi745
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle and its surrounding park is a vivid lesson in European military architecture and its development over several hundred years. The steep walk from the town took us through some four separate fortified gates - each with attendant gargolyes to frighten off anyone foolhardy...More

Thank Wingfield73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You should walk up to the Festung...it is a please walking the small paths through the wine yards...not to steep. Up you find a museum, a "Biergarten" and a restaurant. The wall thickness and the amount are amazing...

1  Thank Smitty1040
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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

Thank Bondville
Reviewed 11 June 2018 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
Reviewed 11 June 2018 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
Reviewed 3 June 2018

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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Gratton4
7 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
7 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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5 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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