"Marburg" Marburg an der Lahn by Krumel

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Marburg is about an hour's drive away from Hesborn, where I grew up. They have one of the biggest hospitals in the area, and we usually only ever went there if someone was sick. And as the clinic is a couple of kilometres away from the city centre we never really bothered going into the town itself.

But when I had a visitor over from Ireland we eventually took the time to have a look around Marburg, and it was well worth the visit. Especially the Altstadt (old part of the town) is very charming, with narrow streets winding up to the castle on top of a hill.

In that particular area you find many of the old houses with wooden beams along their facades and other elaborate decorations.

  • Last visit to Marburg an der Lahn: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated Mar 29, 2003
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  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Apr 8, 2003 at 1:35 AM

    nu sind wir schon zwei.....great page and tips

  • MEdelmann's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2003 at 6:42 AM

    What a lovely page and great pictures! I didn´t know that there exists also a Marburg in Germany! When hearing about Marburg I always have to think to "Maribor" in Slovenia which is also Marburg in german....

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    Mar 22, 2003 at 5:04 AM

    Great start! Want to visit Marburg in summer.

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