Powder Tower of Oberwesel by EuroTourData

Powder Tower was built around 1242 as the southwestern half tower and powder tower of Oberwesel Medieval Fortifications. To protect the gunpowder, the lower floor of the tower has the barrel vault. Info is based on the article Pulverturm of Oberwesel administation website in German.

Flank view of Powder Tower of Oberwesel

Powder Tower info

Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German original name Pulverturm
Type Half tower
Subtype Powder tower
Built
Condition Largely restored
Public access Free
Street address
Bußgasse 1
Postal code 55430
Town Oberwesel
State Rhineland-Palatinate
Country Germany
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Plus code 9F294P4F+XR
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Latitude 50.10740
Longitude 7.72453
GeoNames ID 12196374
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Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Powder Tower of Oberwesel Medieval Fortifications with ID: pwtw-obw.

Tags: tourist attraction, Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, fortification, powder tower, half tower.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov - ORCID.

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