Würzburg — Prosperous Past And Impressive Architecture

Würzburg, a city in the region of Lower Franconia, is located in the northern most slant of Bavaria and positioned on the Main River. Its art and artistic panorama is defined by its prosperous tradition.

Till the period around the 12th century, the town was the seat of numerous majestic diets and afterwards got popularity as center of the German Peasants’ Revolt.

Well before the course of the Napoleonic Wars, the city was well placed and commanded by Bavaria until 1803. But two years later, after getting over some turbulence time, it was again reinstated to Bavaria in 1814.

For the period of World War II, nearly 90% of the city was turned to wrecks as a result of a British air raid. A large amount of the key artistic highlight emerged unscathed, whereas the baroque city center could not resists the burden of the war and got washed away completely.

The massive Würzburg Residence is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site where the yearly Mozart carnival organizes in the palace and its gardens.

Marienberg Fortress a.k.a. Festung Marienberg is regarded as the city’s landmark, which is to be found high above the Main Valley and seen from near and far.

Cathedral of St Kilian in the historical old quarter is another captivating spot for visitors. By means of its 105 meters towering height, it has now become the third highest clerical structure in Germany after Mainz and Speyer cathedrals. It is regarded as a magnum opus of German architecture.

In the city, the efforts have been put forward in the form of works by some celebrated artists, which can be seen everywhere. You might get a chance to see and analyze the works of Tilman Riemenschneider, Balthasar and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. A goblet of luscious’ Franconian wine is round the corner only after taking an excursion of Old Town.

The Cathedral Museum shows evidence of contemporary and current works of art along with the arts from mid century in this four-story museum.

The Kulturspeicher Museum demonstrates two sets of compilation which stand in harsh difference to each other.

The Hofgarten palace garden is the splendid site for an extensive collection of performances for the duration of the Mozart Festival as well as for other occasions.

The Ring Park is placed in a striking setting amid the banks of the Main and Marienberg Citadel.

The Stift Haug church and the St. Stephan church are another good-looking structure, which draws a huge amount of visitors every year.

 

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