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If you are in Landsberg you can not fail to see this tower as it is in the centre of the town... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Medival tower in the center of the city

The "Schmalzturn" (lard tower) or as it is originally called the "Schöne Turem" (beautiful tower) I... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Landsberg am Lech, Germany
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3 Oct 2018
“main square in the old city”
5 Jun 2018
“One of the gates to the old town”
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Perfect place to stroll, drink coffe and take pictures. Nice bulidings all around, the beggining of car-free zone of the old town.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ziggy-SLO
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The most beautiful gate in the town. Try to go when the sun is facing it - makes it even more glorious!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed 4 September 2017

If you are in Landsberg you can not fail to see this tower as it is in the centre of the town surrounded by beautiful buildings. It was not open when we visited so we could only enjoy it from the outside but it is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank WiseTreeOwl
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The "Schmalzturn" (lard tower) or as it is originally called the "Schöne Turem" (beautiful tower) I the northern tower of the first city wall of Landsberg from the 14th century. The name comes from the market days in the city. The farmers selling lard normally...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Travellerpit
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This 'Schoner Turm' is the east town gateway of the oldest town wall. It was rebuilt in the 15th century. You cannot miss it if you stand with your back to the Marien fountain in the town centre.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank shri5
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This very nice tower was built in the old town wall. It is told, that there was flat inside the tower, where today is a small museum. It crowns the Main Square of the city.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 10 January 2014

There continues to be a cannon ball from a war somewhere around the 1700's embedded in the wall of the tower and there is a small museum inside the tower. The enter town square (Hauptplatz) is interesting with cobbled streets and a cobbled community gathering...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank HolladayRay
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The real name ist "Beautiful Tower" (Schöner Turm) It houses the ancient rooms for the Towerman and the Town Mayor. Unfortunately Jakob the Towerman is no longer in Town. He has moved to the North Sea to "Wilhelmshaven" there you can find him working as...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank suinido
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