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Originally there was a wooden bridge that crossed from the north side of the river directly to the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Camberley, United Kingdom
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This beautiful tower is a landmark in Konstanz (Constance). Located on the Rhine river side as it... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Originally there was a wooden bridge that crossed from the north side of the river directly to the tower gate and was important for trade. The building has been restored and is now a meeting place and museum of local carnival (but you need to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Only open at weekends and public holidays, so check the website first. Shame we didn't but it was a nice day.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

In between the harbor and the Rheinbrücke- Rhine bridge,- where the Rhine flows out of the Bodensee is this medieval watchtower, the Rheintorturm. Once it was the city gate. The only way after crossing the original wooden bridge was through this 800 years old building....More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 4 August 2016

most people seem to be unaware of the fact that this tower also houses the one and only "Fasnachtsmusem" of the area, the museum of local carnival. on exhibit are many of the local costumes which highlight the diversity and importance of carnival in southern...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank JumpMichael
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This beautiful tower is a landmark in Konstanz (Constance). Located on the Rhine river side as it exits the Bodensee (Lake Constance), it is a great view in itself; presently it is decorated with a very curious modern art piece, the "Rheinrad", a cylinder suspended...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Impressive tower on Lake Constance, overlooking the site where the Spanish(!) attempted to capture Konstanz in the Middle Ages.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Ullans
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

You can have a nice view of the Rhein and Bodensee if you reach the top of the Turm. Just be aware that it is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank VLucca78
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This tower, together with the Rhine Gate Tower and another one, are the 3 medieval defense tower that were preserved in Konstanz. This one was built in 1321 and it was used as a towns´s prison, specially after the Council of Konstanz has finished, when...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank JuPereira
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This is a beautiful tower that was built around 1200 to protect the medieval wooden bridge that once stand at its side in Konstanz. It is made of stones and wood and it is 35 ms tall. From the tower there is a beautiful view...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank JuPereira
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