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.

Top view on western fortifications of Oberwesel

Oberwesel Fortifications info

Table 1. Oberwesel Fortifications general info
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German original name Stadtbefestigung Oberwesel
Length 2575 meters
Public access Free
Images Oberwesel Fortifications
Town Oberwesel
State Rhineland-Palatinate
Country Germany
Tourist Info Oberwesel town administration
Table 2. Oberwesel Fortifications clockwise from the north
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
Map Oberwesel Fortifications

Useful Info for travelers to Oberwesel Fortifications

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

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.

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