Mary Tower by EuroTourData

Mary Tower was built in 1512 as the northern battery tower of Aachen Medieval Fortifications. The tower has a wall thickness of 4 meters that withstood artillery fire. The wall of the tower has holes from shelling during the siege of Aachen by Spanish troops of General de Grana in 1638. Info is based on the article Marienturm (Aachen) of German Wikipedia.

Front view of Mary Tower of Aachen
Rear view of Mary Tower

Mary Tower info

Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German original name Marienturm
Type Battery tower
Built
Wall thickness 4 meters
Condition Largely restored
Public access Free
Contains World War I Memorial
Street address Ludwigsallee 51
Postal code 52062
City Aachen
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Country Germany
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Plus code 9F28Q3JJ+XV
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Latitude 50.78242
Longitude 6.08210
GeoNames ID 12148759
Knowledge Panel Mary Tower

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Dataset to Mary Tower

Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Mary Tower of Aachen Medieval Fortifications, by EuroTourData.

ETD ID: marytow-aach.

Tags: tourist attraction, Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, fortification, battery tower.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov

Published: .

Modified: .

Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB

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