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This landmark of the town is visible from almost anywhere in town. It stands 175 feet tall ,it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lottie49
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
HIGHEST TOWER IN THE AREA

The round tower has 56 meters high and the walls are 15m in diameter and 4 meters thick. It was... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Manuel P
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Konrad-Adenauer-Allee, 56626 Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This landmark of the town is visible from almost anywhere in town. It stands 175 feet tall ,it is one of the highest military towers in Germany. Built between 1440 and 1453 with walls 13 feet thick strong enough to thwart the French who tried...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

The round tower has 56 meters high and the walls are 15m in diameter and 4 meters thick. It was built between 1440 and 1452 . The French tried to blow up the tower in 1689 but the massive construction withstood the attempt. A wide...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Impressive to look at, many steps to climb, so disabled person waits below while companions huffs and puffs up the steps, for quite a view over the town and Rhine river.

1  Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Entrance to the tower costs only 50 cent and after climbing 100 steps offers a great panorama over the city and the Rhine, as well as an interesting small museum about the tower. There also is a small museum in the upper former “Jugendherberge” but...More

4  Thank vakantiejozef
Reviewed 14 April 2013

The round tower is one of the main sights in Andernach. It is quite impressive, 56 meters high and with walls of 4 meters thick (at the base). You can climb the tower to the viewing deck at 31 meters for a nominal fee of...More

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