Explore Aachen Fortifications

clockwise from south.

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Brandenberg Tower

(German original name: Wachtturm Brandenberg) was built in 1410 as the southern watchtower. Discover Brandenberg Tower

Marching Gate

(German original name: Marschiertor) was built in 1300 as the southern fortified gateway. Discover Marching Gate

Preach Tower

(German original name: Pfaffenturm) was built in 1456 as the western fortified tower. Discover Preach Tower

Long Tower

(German original name: Langer Turm) was built in 1300 as the western half tower of the outer defensive walls. Discover Long Tower

Pont Gate

(German original name: Ponttor) was built at the beginning of the 14th century as the northern fortified gateway of the outer defensive walls. Discover Pont Gate

Mary Tower

(German original name: Marienturm) was built in 1512 as the northern battery tower of the outer defensive walls. Discover Mary Tower