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Wurzburg is a city in the region of Franconia, Germany and it is located on the Main River.Wurzburg is the capital of the Regierungsbezirk Lower Franconia.A Bronze Age refuge castle stood on the site of the present Fortress Marienberg. Wurzburg was settled by the Celts in the 4th or 5th century, and by the Francs in 6th to 7th century. Wurzburg is home of the oldest Pizzeria in Germany. Nick di Camillo opened his restaurant named Bier und Speisewirtschaft Capri on 24 March 1952. Mr. Camillo received the honour of the Italian ORder of Merit.
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Fortress Marienberg is a prominent landmark of Wurzburg. The mighty Fortress is the symbol of Wurzburg and served as a home of the prince bishops for nearly five centuries. It has been a fort since ancient times. In 1631, the castle was reconstructed in the Baroque style. Today, it is a park and museum. The Baroque Armory built 1702-1712 houses an excellent collection of Franconian works of art, including world famous sculptures by Tilman Riemenschneider.
Wurtzburg Residence is a palace in Wurzburg. The Prince Bishops of Wurzburg resides in the Fortress Marienberg until the early eighteenth century. The residence was built in Baroque style, with a magnificent staircase. Other rooms in the Residence are built in the Neoclassical style or Imperial style. There is also a wonderful garden in the back of the palace. If you are in the surrounding areas, do not hesitate to visit the residence. The English Garden is absolutely stunning.
Wurzburg Old Main Bridge was built in the 15th century to replace the destroyed Romanesque bridge that had dated from 1133. In two phases, beginning in 1730, the bridge was adorned with statues of saints and historically relevant figures. The Bridge shows similarities to the Charles Bridge in Prague.
The Julius Spital in Wurzburg is a Baroque hospital with a courtyard and a church built by the prince bishop Julius Echter. The Julius Spital medieval wine cellar, together with those of the Wurzburg Residence are as picturesque as historically significant places to taste the local Frankenwein.