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Culture of Wurzburg. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Residenz with Court Gardens in Spring 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 building made in Baroque style miraculously survived during the years of World War II. The inner premises of the palace are decorated with frescoes by the famous Italian artist Domenico Tiepolo. The mural that decorates the wall above the grand staircase is the largest in the world. Here are depicted various important historical events in the life of the city.
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Nowadays the beautiful palace hosts various cultural events and music concerts. A part of its premises has been converted into a museum. The spacious gallery exhibits the works of artists of 15 - 18 centuries. Residenz Palace is surrounded by a no less beautiful park. Among the religious sites worth visiting we simply cannot fail to mention St. Kilian Cathedral, the high towers of which can be seen from different parts of the city. The construction of the cathedral was started in the 11th century and lasted approximately 100 years. The exterior of the cathedral is very elegant and modest, while its inner premises simply strike visitors with their beautiful decorations and amazing details in baroque style. The cathedral keeps several precious religious artifacts, each of which has its own unique history.
A beautiful old street starts just near the cathedral. Make a walk along it and you will reach the building of the City Hall. The building is also a very interesting sight from an architectural point of view. There is a no less important destination for excursions near the City Hall - the bridge of Alte Mainbrücke. Architecture connoisseurs will certainly notice similarities with another famous place of interest - the famous Charles Bridge located in Prague. Right behind the bridge begins the territory of majestic Marienberg Castle, which is also one of the oldest buildings in Wurzburg. Copyright
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The ancient city started to form around this fortress. For a long time the main fortress was used as the episcopal residence. It lost its important status only in the beginning of the 18th century, when Residenz Palace was built. The territory of the fortress still keeps a well-preserved system of bastions, a lot of various buildings and Marienkirche Church. There are several spacious observation platforms near the castle that provide simply dramatic views of the historic part of the city. Wurzburg suburbs are also home to a huge number of various interesting attractions. Here tourists are recommended to visit Veitshöchheim Palace with its extensive parks and gardens, and the ancient city of Nuremberg.
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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Wurzburg
♥   Palace 'Würzburg Residence' , 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Fortress Marienberg' , 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ansbach Castle' Ansbach, 80.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Wurzburg
♥   Basilika St. Georg und Hl. Blut, Walldürn, 46.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stiftsbasilika St. Vitus und St. Deocar, Herrieden, 73.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Wurzburg Residence

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
The beautiful Würzburg Residence is a landmark of world significance today. It was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List several years ago. The beautiful palace was built for the Schönborn Family in the 18th century. The best specialists from Germany, France, and Italy took part in its construction and design. The palace is notable for the fact that many unique design elements have been preserved in it. The fresco by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo is considered the most valuable among them. … Read further
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