Jülich Fortress by EuroTourData
Jülich Fortress was built around 1547, was expanded in 1808, and represents an excellent example of fortress architecture. The fortress includes the medieval city gate, the citadel built in 1545 and the bridgehead built by the French army in 1808. The fortress took part in hostilities during the siege of Julich in 1610 and 1622. Also, the fortress was captured by the French army during the Seven Years War and during the Napoleonic Wars. There was no active hostilities during the siege of Julich in 1814. Info is based on the article Festung Jülich of German Wikipedia.
Jülich Fortress info
|Tourist Audience||Cultural heritage tourism|
|German original name||Festung Jülich|
|Tourist Info||Tourist-Information Jülich|
|Jülich Citadel||Discover Jülich Citadel|
|Witches Gate||Discover Witches Gate|
Useful Info for travelers to Jülich Fortress
|Train||Info to trips of Deutsche Bahn|
|Bus||Info to trips of Deutsche Bahn|
Data Catalog to Jülich Fortress
Data Catalog to Jülich Fortress of Germany Fortifications, by EuroTourData.
ETD ID: julfort-germ.
Tags: tourist attraction, Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, fortress.
Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.
Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB