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Fortress Marienberg: photo description (Festung Marienberg)

Marienberg fortress towering over the city on the other Bank of the river main, was the Episcopal residence until the early eighteenth century, so it was repeatedly rebuilt over the centuries. Preserved the Marienkirche Church, numerous fortified buildings and the system of bastions. From the walls of the fortress, the Marienberg mountain, beautiful views of the Baroque Old town of würzburg.

Now the walls of the fortress placed its exposition Franconian Museum. Here you can see a rich collection of sculptures of Tilman of Rimensnyder, and a variety of exhibits, telling about the turbulent history of würzburg, its rulers and inhabitants of the city.