Explore Wolframs-Eschenbach Medieval Fortifications

clockwise from northwestern corner.

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Northwestern Corner Bastion

Was built at the end of the 15th century as the semicircular solid bastion located on the northwestern corner. Discover Northwestern Corner Bastion

Obere Gasse Caponier

This is the caponier, located on the northern defensive wall, which was built in the 14th century. At present, the caponier is the residential building. Discover Obere Gasse Caponier

An der Stadtmauer Defensive Wall

Was built at the end of the 13th century as the northern, and the northeastern defensive walls. Discover An der Stadtmauer Defensive Wall

Lower Gate

Was built in the 13th century as the southeastern fortified gateway. Discover Lower Gate

Southeastern Bastion

Was built at the end of the 15th century as the rectangular flat bastion, located on the eastern side of Deutschordensstrasse Zwinger, which in turn is the southern defensive walls. Discover Southeastern Bastion

Famine Tower

Was built in 1425 as the round fortified tower with a hipped roof, located on the central side of Deutschordensstrasse Zwinger. Discover Famine Tower

Deutschordensstrasse 14 Bastion

Was built at the end of the 15th century as the small, rectangular flat bastion, located on the western side of Deutschordensstrasse Zwinger. Discover Deutschordensstrasse 14 Bastion

Deutschordensstrasse Zwinger

Was built in the middle of the 14th century as the southern defensive walls. Discover Deutschordensstrasse Zwinger

Southwestern Bastion

Was built at the end of the 15th century as the rectangular void bastion located on the southwestern corner. Discover Southwestern Bastion

Citizen Tower

Was built in the first third of the 15th century as the round fortified tower with hipped roof, located on the zwinger's inner defensive wall of the southwestern corner. Discover Citizen Tower

Richard-Wagner-Strasse Zwinger

The zwinger is located on the southern side of the western defensive wall and was built in the middle of the 14th century. Discover Richard-Wagner-Strasse Zwinger

Deutschordensstrasse 2 Bastion

Was built at the end of the 15th century as the small, rectangular flat bastion located on the southern side of the western defensive walls. Discover Deutschordensstrasse 2 Bastion

Upper Gate

Was completely built in 1463 as the western fortified gateway. Discover Upper Gate

Färbergasse Bastion

Was built at the end of the 15th century as the rectangular flat bastion located on the northern side of the western defensive walls. Discover Färbergasse Bastion

Obere Vorstadt Defensive Wall

This is the zwinger located on the northern side of the western defensive wall and was built in the middle of the 14th century. Discover Obere Vorstadt Defensive Wall