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The younger of Freiburg’s two Medieval gates went up in the middle of the 13th century and is close... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lugano22
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Lausanne, Switzerland
Picturisque Highlight of Freiburg

This is supposed to be the gate to the city. Very picturisque. It is said that this is the only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ravik741
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Nagpur
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Oberlinden 25, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The younger of Freiburg’s two Medieval gates went up in the middle of the 13th century and is close to the oldest crossing on the Dreisam River. The tower is three storeys high and built from red sandstone. The staircase tower and half-timbered extensions are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is supposed to be the gate to the city. Very picturisque. It is said that this is the only town to have not suffered any damage during the World War II and this gate is supposed to be a memorial to the fact. Small...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the points of interest in this beautiful city. Is a great landmark for finding your way to a lovely walk up the Schlossberg

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This tower is the better of the two, and is a great landmark for finding your way to a lovely walk up the Schlossberg (there's a couple of veiwpoints nearby), and if you go to the left of the inside of the gate there's a...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We chanced upon this before our visit to the schlossberg. Beautiful and prominent. Lovely in the photos.

1  Thank Keithlhk
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice sight adjoining some quaint shopping/dining streets, one of the two towers left from medieval time, and at least this one doesn’t have a McDonald’s sign on it.......

1  Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We walked through the gate on our way to the Old Town. I was surprised that the city permitted a very visible McDonalds right next door. We did not have time to visit the interior of either.

1  Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The tower is one of the original gateways into the city and the site of a battle. the military history of Freiburg is demonstrated in a series of dioramas using painted figures.

1  Thank YORKSHIREFAMILYHOLS
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It is worth your while to read a bit about the historic buildings of Freiburg including the 13th century old Tor that was recently (2012) renovated.

1  Thank Betina
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went close to the gate. Didn't knew the history behind it at the time I was visiting. Learnt about it later. However, very interesting architecture. Wish I had a local guide to explain and tell me about it. Not to be missed.

1  Thank prodasg
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