Oberwesel Fortifications by EuroTourData
Medieval Fortifications of Oberwesel was completely built in 1350, around the so-called Core Town with a total length of 2575 meters. The fortifications were damaged during the Wesel War (1390/91), but after the end of hostilities the damage was repaired and the wall was fortified. During the Thirty Years' War, the city was captured several times by the Spaniards, Swedes, Bavarians and French. During the Nine Years' War, the city was captured by French troops who, during the retreat, set fire to many buildings and this fire caused great damage to the city. Info is based on the article Oberwesel of German Wikipedia.
Oberwesel Fortifications info
|Tourist Audience||Cultural heritage tourism|
|German original name||Stadtbefestigung Oberwesel|
|Tourist Info||Oberwesel town administration|
|Koblenz Tower||Discover Koblenz Tower|
|Bull Tower||Discover Bull Tower|
|Cat Tower||Discover Cat Tower|
|Steingasse Tower||Discover Steingasse Tower|
|Hospitalgasse Tower||Discover Hospitalgasse Tower|
|Rheinstrasse Defensive Wall||Discover Rheinstrasse Defensive Wall|
|Rustgasse Defensive Wall||Discover Rustgasse Defensive Wall|
|Schönburg Tower||Discover Schönburg Tower|
|Red Tower||Discover Red Tower|
|Tenth Tower||Discover Tenth Tower|
|Schoenburg Castle||Discover Schoenburg Castle|
|Powder Tower||Discover Powder Tower|
|Cowherd Tower||Discover Cowherd Tower|
|Western Defensive Wall||Discover Western Defensive Wall|
|Eastern Michelfeld Tower||Discover Eastern Michelfeld Tower|
|Michelfeld Tower I||Discover Michelfeld Tower I|
|St. Martin Fortified Church||Discover St. Martin Fortified Church|
|Mill Tower||Discover Mill Tower|
|Cologne Gate Tower||Discover Cologne Gate Tower|
|Rock Tower||Discover Rock Tower|
Useful Info for travelers to Oberwesel Fortifications
|Train||Info to trips of Deutsche Bahn|
|Bus||Info to trips of Deutsche Bahn|
Data Catalog to Oberwesel Fortifications
Data Catalog to Oberwesel Medieval Fortifications of Germany Fortifications, by EuroTourData.
ETD ID: obwfort-germ.
Tags: tourist attraction, Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, fortifications.
Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.
Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB