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Ancient Roman tower

The best preserved of the nineteen towers forming the Roman fortifications of the city, the... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Well worth a quick visit

Located near the old Roman wall, the Roman tower is worth a quick visit. It is easy to miss and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
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21 Jul 2018
“Ancient Roman tower”
5 Dec 2017
“Stumbled across ,cool tower.”
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Zeughausstr. 13, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 34643414
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

The best preserved of the nineteen towers forming the Roman fortifications of the city, the crenelated tower stood at the northwestern corner of the ancient city wall. It is beautifully decorated with patterns made using rocks of different shades. Today the tower is surrounded by...More

1  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were heading to The Jameson Distillery Pub when we came across this awesome looking tower. It's a Roman tower that was once part of the Roman walls and looks amazing and gives an insight into the might of the...More

3  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Walked by the tower on our way to the Dom square but had no idea what it represents. We found out later on the bus tour that this is a piece of the old Roman wall surrounding the city. Shame it is so poorly advertised;...More

1  Thank Cosmin C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Located near the old Roman wall, the Roman tower is worth a quick visit. It is easy to miss and there is not much information on it. Not certain if you can visit the inside of the tower but at the time we visited it,...More

2  Thank Crvan
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were walking down the Zeughausstrasse and I see this cool looking tower. No sign or anything, but I take a few pictures and move on. I research it when I return home - it is the base of a Roman tower that was part...More

2  Thank Jack B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A walk along Zeughausstrasse offers some surprising views. First there is the so-called “Flügelauto”, a golden car spreading eagle-like wings on top of the former armoury (“Zeughaus”), now City Museum. The contrast between the old building (around 1600) in Dutch renaissance style and the car...More

4  Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 24 March 2016

cologne's roman tower is a very pretty attraction, i'ts recommended to the people who like roman history.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Again, like many of my other reviews this tower should be preserved and individually set aside to be viewed in all it's glory. Unfortunately, it is part of the local High Street and even has the next door building built into the side of the...More

3  Thank jordanellie41
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