Marienberg Fortress

Interesting
From 1253 to 1719, the prince-bishops resided in Marienberg fortress, built on a commanding height over the west bank of the Main. The medieval castle was transformed into a Renaissance palace c 1600. The Furstenbaumuseum comprises the bishops' apartments, richly furnished and hung with paintings and tapestries, including some from religious edifices. A splendid 13C circular keep, a Renaissance covered well and a circular chapel devoted to the Virgin Mary grace the central rectangular courtyard.

Useful information

Address:

97082 Würzburg

Phone:

+49 931 355170

Price:

3.50 €

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 9am-6pm; Nov-Tue 10am-4pm - closed 1 Jan, 24-25 and 31 Dec

Nearby tourist attractions

Mainfrankisches Museum
Mainfrankisches Museum
Würzburg
2:00
Chapel
Chapel
Würzburg
0:15
Old bridge of Wurzburg
Old bridge of Wurzburg
Würzburg
0:30
Town Hall of Würzburg
Town Hall of Würzburg
Würzburg
0:15
Marienkapelle
Marienkapelle
Würzburg
0:15
Dom
Dom
Würzburg
0:15
See all