Severinstorburg
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK830,368 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
My twin brother Stephen and I were visiting the wonderful Chlodwigplatz Christmas Market and this stunning 12th century gate looks awesome.
There are quite a few defensive towers in this city ,this is probably the most complete and in my opinion the most beautiful, on our visit it was beautifully illuminated bathed in soft red light,we enjoyed glasses of warming gluhwein and munched on some reibekuchen, took in the stunning tower ,I took a few photo's and really enjoyed our visit not just to the Christmas Market but to the beautiful tower and Gate.
Easy to locate along Chlodwigplatz,most definitely well worth checking out if your in the area.
Written January 5, 2020
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK830,368 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Severinstorburg is one of several former defensive towers dotted around this vibrant city on the River Rhine and in my opinion one of the most beautiful.
Dating from the 12th century Severinstorburg is the most complete tower in the city ,the facade is stunning, the portcullis is mightily impressive, its just a great piece of architecture to behold ,my twin brother and I were in Cologne for a week on the run up to Christmas and visited all the big Christmas markets including the on held on Chlodwigplatz which is where this tower is located ,it was lovely enjoying a gluhwein with the Christmas market in full swing and the Severinstorburg as a magnificent backdrop, well worth checking out if you're in the area.
Written January 8, 2024
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Harrison F. Carter
Auckland, New Zealand12,827 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
A really impressive medieval tower and gate, stood in a really lovely square at Chlodwigplatz. Accessed just off the tram stop at the roundabout. Well worth coming for a look and some nice takeaway food places available to sit with and enjoy the view and experience.
Written June 8, 2019
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TAIN2013
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia2,860 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Solo
One of the few surviving city gates from the medieval fortifications of Cologne, the structure dates back to the twelfth century. The stone gate is topped by a hexagonal tower with a crenelated roof. Three sides of the tower facing the city and its walls form a rectangle while the three outer walls are angled to provide a better defensive capability. The gate is secured by a portcullis.

Inside the gate on the road leading to the old city are restaurants, cafes and shops.

Worth a short stop on a tour of the city.
Written July 21, 2018
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Christian W
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany843 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Friends
The attraction is located in the so called “Südstadt”, in the south of Cologne. The gate was part of the medieval city wall which was teared down end of the the 18th century. Today parties and even weddings with official marriage ceremony are being held there. The gate is a massive structure and quiet impressive.
Written June 23, 2018
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK830,368 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Friends
This was an absolutely stunning tower we passed as we were bar hopping around this part of town and what a great looking and evocative tower this is.
We found some great looking towers and gates while on our eight day holiday in Cologne but in my opinion this was the best preserved.
It looks amazing and considering it was built in the 12 century it really catches the eye.
We were talking to a barman in an Irish pub later on in the night who told us that this tower has 3 rooms that are used for wedding receptions,parties and the like,how cool would it be to have a party or wedding reception in here.
I took some photos of the Severinstorburg before moving on.
This tower is really easy to locate by jumping the Ubahn or tram number 15.16.17. to stop Chlodwigplatz were you will easily find this tower.
Well worth
Written December 25, 2017
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland30,118 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Solo
Super attraction. Wonderful condition. In a great location at area of Main Street. Nicely lit for Christmas.
Written December 18, 2017
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mWrite
Helsinki, Finland1,328 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017 • Couples
This gate was built 1180 and was part of the city wall surrounding Cologne. There are only three gates left, Eigelsteintor and Hahnentor with Severinstor. Gate is popular event location, a private restaurant. It is also home of one of the Carnival clubs.
You can admire it only from outside as a tourist.
Written October 5, 2017
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Daniela P
Zagreb, Croatia127 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
We were just passing by on a rainy afternoon and liked it very much! Location is great near many cafes and restaurants.
Written August 25, 2017
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zuv
Bucharest, Romania35,573 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2015 • Solo
One of the old town's gates.Not the most interesting but worth to take a glance if you're in the neighborhood.Well preserved.
Written October 18, 2016
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