Wilhelm Citadel by EuroTourData

Wilhelm Citadel was built in 1857 as the citadel of Wilhelm Fortifications, which in turn were the stronghold of Ulm Federal Fortress. The citadel surrounded by defensive walls, with the ditch protected by caponiers. Also, the citadel has the powerful central front, which in turn had right and left redoubts, connected by the central curtain wall with the large caponier. The right and left curtain walls each have one round caponier. The citadel garrison had 1607 militaries. 766 soldiers were stationed in the left redoubt, 286 soldiers defended the central curtain wall, and 555 soldiers were stationed in the right redoubt. Info is based on the article Bundesfestung Ulm - Wilhelmsfeste of German Wikipedia.

Front view of the the right redoubt with the curtain wall and the caponier of Wilhelm Citadel

Wilhelm Citadel info

Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
German official name Werk XIII-XVII
German alternate name Wilhelmsfeste
Type Citadel
Built
Garrison 1607
Part of Wilhelm Fortifications
Audio Speech about Wilhelm Citadel
Condition Largely restored
Public access Only external free sightseeing
Street address
Hellmut-Pflüger-Straße
Postal code 89081
City Ulm
State Baden-Württemberg
Country Germany
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Plus code 8FWFCX8M+H7
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Latitude 48.41486
Longitude 9.98129
GeoNames ID 12233280
Knowledge Panel Wilhelm Citadel

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Dataset to Wilhelm Citadel

Tabular datasets and ATOM feed to Wilhelm Citadel of Ulm Federal Fortress, by EuroTourData.

ETD ID: wlhmctd-ulm.

Tags: tourist attraction, Germany, Baden-Württemberg, fortification, citadel.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov

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