Alte Mainbruecke, Wurzburg

4.7
Constructed between the 15th and 16th centuries, Alte Mainbruecke serves as one of Wurzburg's iconic landmarks. The 185 m (607 ft) arched causeway spans the river Main in the heart of the old city. In the distance, you'll spy the town's spires on one side and the Marienburg Fortress on the other. The 12 detailed, sandstone statues of saints adorning the length of the bridge were added during the Baroque era. The structure was partially destroyed by retreating German troops in 1945. Its faithful reconstruction used materials from a nearby quarry. Use our Wurzburg day trip site to add Alte Mainbruecke and other attractions to your Wurzburg vacation plans.
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  • The perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine in the summer or a glass of mould wine in the winter, with an incredible view of the Festung, the vineyards and the beautiful bridge itself.  more »
  • Wonderful place to enjoy the view on the Main river, on Marien Feste on Käppele, have a wine alone, with friends or with new people you meet. Great place to enjoy the flair of Würzburg. Historical...  more »
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