The Dropkick Murphys, Posthalle, Würzburg

The Posthalle is an amazing concert venue at the railway station of Würzburg, Germany. It is located in a former postal distribution center next to the railway tracks. The building was in use from 1970 to 1993 and then empty for fifteen years. In 2008 the concert location Posthalle was opened and hosts up to 200 concerts every year. Up to 2,800 visitors can join the many live events with this special industrial flair.

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Käppele, Würzburg

If you need some good views on Würzburg, if you want to enjoy heavenly silence or if you need to do penance for something – think about taking the steep ascent to the Käppele. It is a pilgrimage church high above the city also referred to as Mariä Heimsuchung. The Käppele was built by famous architect Balthasar Neumann in Rococo style and was consecrated in 1754.

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The Versailles of Bavaria

Residenz, Würzburg

Some people like to show off using the size of their residence. The prince-bishops of Würzburg are not different and created the Residenz, a vast baroque style castle. Finished in 1781 it was altered multiple times but the original style was preserved. Therefore, the UNESCO declared the castle a World Heritage site in 1981. Hopefully this helps to preserve the Residenz – after it was already massively damaged during World War II.

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