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.

View on the bastion of Jülich Citadel

Jülich Fortress info

Table 1. Jülich Fortress general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German original name Festung Jülich
Built
Expanded
Public access Free
Images Jülich Fortress
Town Jülich
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Country Germany
Tourist Info Tourist-Information Jülich
Table 2. Jülich Fortress clockwise from the north
Jülich Citadel Discover Jülich Citadel
Witches Gate Discover Witches Gate
Bridgehead Discover Bridgehead
Map Jülich Fortress

Useful Info for travelers to Jülich Fortress

Table 3. Jülich useful info
Train Info to trips of Deutsche Bahn
Bus Info to trips of Deutsche Bahn
Hotels Jülich
Restaurants Jülich

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.

Published: .

Modified: .

Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB

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