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One of the original city gates, I believe on the north side of the city. All that is left is the gate but envision what it looked like back in the 1200's when the city was completely walled in and this was the large opening...More
I knew it wasn’t the full castle but I was still expecting more... the pictures on here show you seeing the whole thing but the trees are fully grown so you aren’t really able to see it. It was still cool to see don’t get...More
Even when this is not the best or the biggest city gate I have ever seen, it is still good to see. Don't go out of your way to come here but if possible include it in your way. With all the restaurants around I...More
We happened upon this gate when driving to our hotel and elected to return later to examine further. It’s in a delightful square surrounded by bars and cafe’s. We ate at Mangal (excellent Turkish) which is about a block away and returned to the Torburg...More
My twin brother Stephen and I were heading to The superb brewpub Brauhaus Em Kölsch Boor and also the Christmas Market here when we came across this awesome and very imposing gate .
The stone work and the gate way is really impressive.
As city gates go this is a pretty average attraction. The bottom portion looks medieval but the top half is a more recent construction. There a nice city logo on one side and a wrecked boat with an interesting story behind it, and there's a...More
This massive basalt gate like structure was built in late twelfth century and is a part of the 5.5 km wall built. This wall was built to protect the city from the invaders from the Northetn side. Located at the old city near Eberplatz, this...More
Our hotel was near this area, so we decided to go visit it. On either side of the gate, there are various eateries and the area around the gate was very laid back. It's definitely a gate with a long-ago vibe to it, but there...More
Contrary to what some Tripadvisor reviewers seem to believe, the Eigelstein Gate is not a roman gate, it was part of the 5.5 kilometres long medieval city walls built in the 12th century, which contained twelve large fortified gates and a number of small gates....More