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Sightseeing in Wurzburg - what to see. Complete travel guide

Wurzburg is a city located on the south of Germany, on the north-west of Bavaria, on the Main River. The population of the city is more than 135 thousand of people (2007). Starting from XVIII century this city is traditionally referred to largest religious centers of Europe. Here are concentrated multiple churches, cathedrals, temples and chapels from different architectural epochs.
Walking and cycling remain the most popular entertainment for travelers. In this city you will find a huge number of various bike lanes, which are a great and convenient way to move around … Open
Wurzburg of our days is considered a large industrial center with well-developed metallurgy, textile, wood, chemical and other industries. Electronics and printing industry are also strong points of this place.
From the sights of this place we should definitely mention the Baroque Residence created in 1719-1744. This palace is decorated with amazingly beautiful frescos. Today the palace is used to hold festivals devoted to life and music or Mozart. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. You can easily get to Frankfurt and Bamberg from Würzburg. The cities are connected by a network of high-speed trains. A trip from one city to another will take less than an hour and a … Open
Tourists may also like Festung Marienberg on Marienberg Mountain. This citadel was founded in the beginning of the XIII century. It will amaze you with its gardens, parks, fountains, temples, churches, and cathedrals. Here you will also find Mainfraenkisches Museum. The citadel is connected with the city through a bridge that is the oldest one in Wurzburg. The bridge is decorated with statues of saints made in baroque style.
The city’s gallery exhibits paintings of famous impressionist artists Heckel and Kirchner.

Wurzburg is a center of German musical culture. Each year approximately 300 music festivals take place here. You can also attend famous festivals dedicated to Bach and Mozart.
Würzburg is a place where tourists will find a huge choice of various gastronomic facilities. Weinstein - im Weingut am Stein is one of famous elite gourmet restaurants of the city. A … Open
Another aspect of fame of this place is winery. Franconian wine is widely known not only in Germany, but also in many countries of the world. Wine connoisseurs can value this amazing drink in multiple wine cellars found in Wurzburg.
The Residenz of the Prince Bishop The most beautiful architectural landmark is the Fajtshehhajm Palace. For many years, it was the residence of bishops. Today in this beautiful palace there is an interesting museum dedicated to its former owners. The palace is surrounded by a stylish park, which is also an outstanding historical object. For the last hundred years, it has not changed at all. Now, in the park you can see many beautiful old sculptures, fountains and landscape decorations. On the territory of this park, the so-called Episkopsa Garden was preserved, in which artichokes, as well as some types of medicinal herbs, are grown.
The history of the city numbers more than two thousand years. During this time traditions and culture of the local people have changed a lot and many new customs have appeared. Today … Open
Among the many religious attractions worthy of noting, is the St. Mary’s Chapel. The history of its construction is very tragic. In the 14th century, the epidemic of the plague hit the city. The locals considered the Jewish community as the culprits of the terrible disease. According to some historical data, the locals brutally dealt with the Jews living in the city and destroyed the synagogue, in the place of which the chapel was subsequently built. The beautiful gothic church is perfectly preserved after hundreds of years. Today, within its walls you can see beautiful old frescoes, as well as beautiful bas-reliefs with biblical motifs.
Wurzburg Residenz Curious tourists in Würzburg should definitely visit the Rontgen Museum. It is dedicated to one of the greatest inventions of the last centuries - the cathode tube, thanks to which today in all medical centers of the world, X-rays are done. In addition to this interesting device, about which visitors of the museum are told, the personal items and certificates of the outstanding physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen are presented in the halls.
The most famous landmark of Würzburg is located in the center of the city. The beautiful Palace Residenz is an outstanding architectural monument of the international level. The beautiful … Open
Unique in its kind of sights, is the nursing home of Burgerspital, founded in 1319. Already almost seven hundred years, it works continuously. For tourists, this attraction is in many respects remarkable because, on its territory is located one of the oldest wineries in Germany. For many years, people of old age have been working at this factory, for which the old people's home has become the last refuge in life. During a tour, tourists will be offered to stroll through the old wine cellars, as well as to dine at the restaurant and, of course, try the best varieties of wines produced here.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Wurzburg
♥   Castle 'Feste Marienberg' , 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Rieneck' , 39.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Lissingen' , 45.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Schwarzenfels' , 60.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Neudenstein' , 69.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Wurzburg
♥   National Park 'Hainich' , 148 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Germany: things to see

The city of Bremen is a no less important tourist destination in Germany. Bremen is one of the oldest cities in the country. The most famous places of interest are St. Peter’s Cathedral, Town Hall, Market Square, Böttcherstraße Street and Bremen Cathedral. All the landmarks were constructed in the 13th – 15th centuries and feature different architectural styles. … Open
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