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Ponttor

- bridge gate

constructed: before 1320, one of eleven city gates Aachen once had
location: Pontstraße & Saarstraße

* Aachen, population: 258,000 The burial place of Charlemagne (c.742-814) and the coronation city of the Kings of Germany.

Marschiertor

- marching gate

constructed: about 1257-1300
location: Franzstraße & Wallstraße

Langer Turm

- long tower a.k.a. Pulverturm or gun powder tower

constructed: about 1300-1350
location: Turmstraße & Junkerstraße

  • Last visit to Aachen: Nov 2009
  • Intro Updated Oct 20, 2012
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