Marienberg Fortress by EuroTourData

Marienberg Fortress was built around 1200 and was the residence of prince-bishops. The fortress got its modern appearance after reconstruction in 1708. The fortress was besieged in 1525 during the German Peasants' War. During the Thirty Years' War, the Swedes under the command of Gustav II Adolf captured the fortress on October 18, 1631. During the Campaign of the Main of 1866, artillery of the prussian army fired Marienberg, which caused heavy fire on the Marienberg, but the artillery of the fortress was able to effectively return fire, and Marienberg remained undefeated until the armistice. Info is based on the article Festung Marienberg of German Wikipedia.

Southern fortifications of Marienberg Fortress
Flank view of Scherenben Gate of Marienberg Fortress

Marienberg Fortress info

Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German original name Festung Marienberg
Audio Marienberg Fortress
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Condition Largely restored
Public access All days except Monday from to
Contains Lower Franconian Museum
Street address
Oberer Burgweg
Postal code 97082
City Würzburg
State Bavaria
Country Germany
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Plus code 8FXFQWQC+V9
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Latitude 49.78973
Longitude 9.92084
GeoNames ID 6324594
Knowledge Panel Marienberg Fortress

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Dataset to Marienberg Fortress

Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Marienberg Fortress of Würzburg, by EuroTourData.

ETD ID: mrbfort-wrzb.

Tags: tourist attraction, Germany, Bavaria, fortification, fortress.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov

Published: .

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Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB

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