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another historic sight in Freiburg

take your City map and walk to locate " Schwabentor ", don't hesitate to ask shopkeeper s for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Erfurt
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Jupiter, Florida
Impossible to miss

If you have been in Freiburg im Breisgau and missed Schwabentor, you have not seen one of the main... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Shimnik
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Delft, The Netherlands
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Oberlinden 25, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

take your City map and walk to locate " Schwabentor ", don't hesitate to ask shopkeeper s for directions they are all very helpful. It is a very impressive TOWER with a half-timber house next to it. Watch out for the heavy traffic, look at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

If you have been in Freiburg im Breisgau and missed Schwabentor, you have not seen one of the main attractions in the city! It is in the city center and impossible to miss!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shimnik
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The younger of Freiburg’s two Medieval gates went up in the middle of the 13th century and is close to the oldest crossing on the Dreisam River. The tower is three storeys high and built from red sandstone. The staircase tower and half-timbered extensions are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is supposed to be the gate to the city. Very picturisque. It is said that this is the only town to have not suffered any damage during the World War II and this gate is supposed to be a memorial to the fact. Small...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

One of the points of interest in this beautiful city. Is a great landmark for finding your way to a lovely walk up the Schlossberg

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cres
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This tower is the better of the two, and is a great landmark for finding your way to a lovely walk up the Schlossberg (there's a couple of veiwpoints nearby), and if you go to the left of the inside of the gate there's a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We chanced upon this before our visit to the schlossberg. Beautiful and prominent. Lovely in the photos.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Keithlhk
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Very nice sight adjoining some quaint shopping/dining streets, one of the two towers left from medieval time, and at least this one doesn’t have a McDonald’s sign on it.......

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We walked through the gate on our way to the Old Town. I was surprised that the city permitted a very visible McDonalds right next door. We did not have time to visit the interior of either.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The tower is one of the original gateways into the city and the site of a battle. the military history of Freiburg is demonstrated in a series of dioramas using painted figures.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank YORKSHIREFAMILYHOLS
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