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Named after Fort Malakoff in Crimea

Tower was built 19th century as part of Cologne defence system and named after Fort Malakoff in... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
mWrite
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Helsinki, Finland
Old tower

A beautiful old tower.If you visit Schokoladen Museum than you'll see it,for sure as long it is... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
zuv
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Bucharest, Romania
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16 Dec 2017
“Interesting tower.”
25 Nov 2017
“Not just any tower”
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Am Schokoladenmuseum 1A | Rheinufer, 50678 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Malakoffturm is a wonderful looking 19 century tower that if your in the area makes for some interesting photos but in all honesty it's not to big a deal really. It looks cool and certainly dominates the immediate area . We were here when we...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

It is not just any other tower as it served as a defensive gate tower as part of the city's fortification during its expansion in the 19th century. It lost its significance after that.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Tower was built 19th century as part of Cologne defence system and named after Fort Malakoff in Crimea, it was conquered by French. The Tower is located next to Chocolate Museum, so TA map location is bit off.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is just an ordinary tower. You cannot miss it as you visit the Chocolate museum (this is the tower's correct location and not the location as it is seen here on the map). However, there's nothing to do other than take its photo.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

A beautiful old tower.If you visit Schokoladen Museum than you'll see it,for sure as long it is placed at very short distance.Very nice preserved.

Date of experience: December 2015
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