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Location address: Deutschland, Würzburg, Würzburg
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Marienberg’s history is a very old one. It dates from the Hallstatt period (1000 B.C.). A real stone fortress existed in 1200 A.D. It became the residence of the Princebishop in the 18the century.
Linked themes: History
Marienberg Fortress (German: Festung Marienberg) is a prominent landmark on the Main river in Würzburg, Germany. The mighty Fortress Marienberg is the symbol of Würzburg and served as a home of the prince-bishops for nearly five centuries. It has been a fort since ancient times. After Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden conquered the area in 1631, the castle was reconstructed in the Baroque style. Today, it is a park and museum.
The castle Marienberg as seen from the Neubaustrasse.