We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rheintorturm

Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Check opening times of museum

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

Reviewed 5 September 2017
nnmercman
,
Camberley, United Kingdom
Landmark tower

This beautiful tower is a landmark in Konstanz (Constance). Located on the Rhine river side as it... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
lilliputz
,
Zurich, Switzerland
Read all 30 reviews
49
All photos (49)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good54%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“gate tower”(3 reviews)
“wooden bridge”(3 reviews)
“carnival”(2 reviews)
About
Closed
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Oct
Nov
-2°
Dec
Contact
Rheinsteig 4, 78462 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Website
+49 7531 17443
Call
Reviews (30)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
1
4
4
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1
4
4
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews gate tower wooden bridge carnival rhine bodensee
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
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

Thank nnmercman
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.

Thank helga s
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

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

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

Thank lilliputz
Reviewed 7 October 2015

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

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!

1  Thank Vagner L
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

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

2  Thank JuPereira
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
Steigenberger Inselhotel
2,076 reviews
.24 km away
Ibis Konstanz Hotel
783 reviews
.28 km away
Hotel Bilger Eck
146 reviews
.47 km away
Gasthaus Wallgut
2 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 304 nearby restaurants
La Bodega
165 reviews
.10 km away
Constanzer Wirtshaus
629 reviews
.16 km away
Brauhaus Joh. Albrecht
532 reviews
.21 km away
Muensterhof
159 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 75 nearby attractions
Constance Harbour
810 reviews
.63 km away
Old Town (Niederburg)
295 reviews
.47 km away
Muenster Unserer Lieben Frau
276 reviews
.31 km away
Imperia
140 reviews
.62 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rheintorturm staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines