Marburg

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Feel like you're in a fairy tale in this magical hilly town, home to a wealth of historic sites and a vibrant university.

Marburg is a university town in the German state of Hessen. The University of Marburg was founded in 1527 and dominates the public life in the town to this day. Architecturally, Marburg is famous both for its medieval churches and for its castle Marburger Schloss. In particular the Elisabethkirche, an archetype of Gothic architecture in Germany. More important, however, is Marburg's status as an unspoilt, spire-dominated, castle-crowned Gothic/Renaissance city on a hill, intact because Marburg was isolated between 1600 and 1850. Parks in the town include the Old Botanical Garden, as well as the new Botanical Garden.
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