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Unusal Photo OP

Not much to say other than this is a fairy tale photo op. I was told by a resident that this was... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Kathyey1
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Salt Lake City, Utah
White body,seeming playful corner towers and colorful bricks

The Diebsturm was built around 1380. It was a prison for a long time and with its diameter of 8... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
Ralf K
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Wurzburg, Germany
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

This is an unusual shaped tower. It is round with a pointed roof and several little turrets. Its English name is 'Thieves or Criminals Tower'. It was built in about 1400 and was the westernmost point in the former city fortification. It has also served...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Not much to say other than this is a fairy tale photo op. I was told by a resident that this was originally the castle tower location where, they claimed, was the inspiration for Rapunzel before the location was changed to the tower by the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kathyey1
Reviewed August 7, 2016

The Diebsturm was built around 1380. It was a prison for a long time and with its diameter of 8 meters with 4 floors it wasn't comfortable at all. Built up at the highest level of the island of Lindau you have an wonderful view...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

Just go and enjoy. It's interesting and well worth a look round, outside and in, especially if it's wet - or too hot.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed October 9, 2015

The Diebsturm attracted our attention when we walked by it. Its colorful turrets and its colorful tiles stands out! We discovered that this used to be a prison. At least the prisoners had a great view over the city! For a prison, it must have...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed October 31, 2014

Nice photo opp especially if you get a snap by yourself or as a couple because its not busy. Adjacent is a small art studio and museum. All part of a healthy stroll around town.

Date of experience: September 2014
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