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    Würzburg has a long history of more than 1300 years, being first mentioned in documents dating back to 704. Today, the city on the Main river has a population of around 125,000, making Würzburg the sixth largest city in Bavaria. Students are a major part of the population: During the winter semester 2015/16 around 34,000 have enrolled at one of the three universities.

    Würzburg is the seat of the administrative district of Lower Franconia and the bishop's seat of the Würzburg diocese. Tourists love the city because of its countless attractions: According to statistics, the city has some 850,000 overnight visitors plus 128,000 visitors that arrive on board one of the cruise ships and many more day trippers.

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    Blick auf die Festung Marienberg von der Alten Mainbrücke aus. Im Bild: Kilian, einer der drei Frankenapostel. / Marienberg Fortress and Old Bridge
    Weindorf auf dem Marktplatz, umrahmt vom Falkenhaus und der Marienkapelle. / Wine festival in the city centre
    Würzburg im Winter / Würzburg in wintertime
    Weihnachtsmarkt in Würzburg vor der Kulisse der Marienkapelle und des barocken Falkenhauses. /Würzburg's christmas market
    Blick vom Würzburger Stein auf Main mit Alter Mainbrücke und Altem Kranen. / The river Main and the Old Bridge
    Blick vom Würzburger Stein auf Festung, Marienkappelle, Grafeneckart und Stift Haug. / Würzburg seen from the vineyards.
    Alte Mainbrücke und Festung Marienberg, vom Mainufer aus gesehen. / The river main, fortress Marienberg and the Old Bridge
    Der Würzburger Stadtstrand / Würzburg's city beach
    Blick auf die Altstadt mit Neumünster, Grafeneckart und Dom. / Würzburg's church steeples
    Der Würzburger Dom zur Weihnachtszeit / Würzburg's cathedral
    Die Festung Marienberg aus der Luft / Fortress Marienberg
    Gartenpavillon des Juliusspitals, früher das Anatomische Theater der Universität Würzburg / The former anatomical theatre of the University of Würzburg

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