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When you walk into Wertheim you cannot miss the Spitzer Turn or “pointed tower” that welcomes you, and it certainly makes for great pictures. Wertheim sits on the confluence of the Main and Tauber Rivers, and flooding over the past 800 years has caused it...More
Every little German little village worth visiting should have it's own little tower, and this one is pretty nice if you ask me. To be fair I walked past it several times and looked at it fairly closely and the leaning of it wasn't that...More
Spitzer Turm the first thing you see moving from the parking area. You don't have to go to Pisa to see a leaning tower. The tower sets a great tone when you walk into the city from the parking area. You feel like you are...More
My wife and I saw this building during a river cruise stop. Does it lean? Yes. Does it have a wow factor as a result? Not for either of us. The history of its use was more interesting. It was used as a dungeon of...More
Erected in the 13th century the Spitzer Turm is over 800 years old. It has a noticeable lean due to the centuries of flooding. There are marks on the side of the Spitzer Turm showing the more prominent floods. There are stairs which you can...More
This 13th century "pointed Tower" is a whopping 36.5 m high and was used as a guard and Watchtower, in 15th century equipped with 8 octagonal superstructure, served also as a prison for "drunks and ever scheldende women". In the Interior the so-called "fear Liège,...More