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Charming historic building

A typical medieval German gate with two towers being linked over a bridge. The top floors (badly... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Historic gate to Xa

Another part of the wall surrounding the town of Xanten. Which is a very small town in itself... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2016
Mick N
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Oct 9, 2018
“FROM 1393”
May 26, 2017
“Charming historic building”
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Very well maintained offering an interesting of the past. Is an impressive three-storeyed city gate from 1393. Two rounded-towers, the so called Old Towers, flank the first gateway from the town's exterior. Located at about 150 meters from the Hotel van Bebber

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

A typical medieval German gate with two towers being linked over a bridge. The top floors (badly damaged during WOII) are reconstructed, but its 1393 base is still intact. It reminded me of the Oostpoort in Delft which is similar in design and dates from...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Another part of the wall surrounding the town of Xanten. Which is a very small town in itself. Worth a visit to the town. Not alot of time needed to see all the sites by foot.

1  Thank Mick N
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Walking through Xanten this towergate is one of the interesting buildings. The Tower gate was one of the entrances of this little town during the old days and watched over the safety of the inhabitants during turbulent periods. From this place it is only a...More

Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed November 13, 2015

I like historic gates, and this is a pretty good examplar in two parts, connected over a bridge. It was built in 1393.

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed October 19, 2015

We stayed in this tower for two nights as part of a family weekend. The rooms can be rented through the tourist office about 200 meters from the tower towards the main square. We rented the bottom apartment as we have a small baby and...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2014

. . . and I wouldn't be surprised if I already saw it in a film. Very picturesque and authentic looking.

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