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Nice Gothic tower

It was an attractive illuminated tower near the Dom. Understand that this wood Tower is a medieval... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Ranjan_Advises
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Chennai
Nice tower...but little signage to indicate it's significance to Mainz

Saw the tower and took a few photos. Located on a very busy intersection it was hard to photograph... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
rlunder
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Waco, Texas
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Part of the original fortifications of the city. There are a couple of these towers still standing from the 15th century built of iron and wood. They are still in use today for municipal offices and meetings. Easily viewed from many parts of the city.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank j68ky
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It was an attractive illuminated tower near the Dom. Understand that this wood Tower is a medieval tower. With the Iron Tower and the Alexander Tower one of three remaining towers from the city walls.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is just a typical tower in this part of Germany. It's too gimmicky and there's not much to do other than walk past it and take a couple of photos.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This tower is one of many around Mainz that may or may not be original. The placards for all these are in German only except for an occasional English statement. Just walk by and take a picture because there is nothing else to do at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Can't miss this tower sticking up but you'd have to look hard to know it's significance. Very attractive but as it was on such a busy road, not too easy to photograph. Could do with some cleaning up underneath as it all looked a little...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 522depeche
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Saw the tower and took a few photos. Located on a very busy intersection it was hard to photograph because of all the bus traffic.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Holzturm or Wood Tower is a landmark in Mainz. It is one of the defensive tower gates that ringed Mainz' medieval defensive wall. It along with the nearby Fischtor are the sole survivors along this stretch of the wall.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time in this cosy tiny restaurant in a quiet road close to the Rhein river banks. The place was a little crowded but the lady welcoming us immediately advised of the possibility of a waiting time. The service was in fact...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Paolanovo
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Appreciate the efforts of the locals to keep history alive by restoring this edifice. There is another just a few blocks south

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank debbehendrix
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Rebuilt tower from Mainz City wall. Nice lookout point. Just walked around the building. We are not sure if you can go inside...

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank treycarr
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