"Kreuztor, Ingolstadt's Landmark" Ingolstadt Things to Do Tip by Kathrin_E

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  Kreuztor and Münster steeples
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  • Kreuztor and Münster steeples - Ingolstadt
      Kreuztor and Münster steeples
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  • Kreuztor from the inward side - Ingolstadt
      Kreuztor from the inward side
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  • Kreuztor - Ingolstadt
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  • Gothic ornaments and inscription - Ingolstadt
      Gothic ornaments and inscription
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  • The bailey between the two gates - Ingolstadt
      The bailey between the two gates
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Kreuztor on the western side of the old town is the most beautiful of its medieval gate towers. An inscription dates the gate to the year 1385. It is built from bricks with a few ornaments in white limestone.

The old town gate is completely preserved. It still has the outer gatewhich is connected with the tower by walls on both sides to form a small bailey.

Photographers: The gate tower and the steeples of Münster church behind make an impressive panorama from the outward side. Take care, though, when looking for the best spot to take a photo because this is a very busy intersection of three major streets. The best spot would be in the middle of a road. Beware.

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  • Written Jan 14, 2011
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