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The walk along the walls provides beautiful views of the city.
If you choose to walk up the towers, the walkway is narrow and the stairs are small and steep.
In reality, the views from the walls are about the same as from the top...More
If you walk to the high school and round the back, you have a set of stairs to the first tower. Then its a slight incline to some with bigger down hills. If you start at the river end there is a big up hill...More
The medieval fortified towers are different from those in Asia (e.g., the towers in the Great Wall of China).
I have seen over 20 fortified towers in German and Switzerland. Some are rectangular, some are round in shape, however, most of them are not open...More
This was our first taste of "castles" in Europe and we might have been overly excited based on what else I’ve seen. I mean, it’s free, and close to the city center, perhaps a 20 minutes walk (with a fair amount of hills). If you...More