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Spitzer Turm

Mainplatz 4, 97877 Wertheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Great little asset to the village

Every little German little village worth visiting should have it's own little tower, and this one... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
daffystjob
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Nice building in Wertheim

This is one of the first things that you will notice as you arrive in Wertheim. It was build about... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Alec D
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Seattle, Washington
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10 Sep 2017
“Great little asset to the village”
30 Oct 2016
“Nice building in Wertheim”
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Mainplatz 4, 97877 Wertheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is one of the first things that you will notice as you arrive in Wertheim. It was build about 800 years ago. You will have any problem seeing it from many places around Wertheim.

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

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

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

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

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

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

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Reviewed 23 August 2014

This is a famous watch tower that has copped a lean due to 800 years of flooding of the Main river. It is just of the left bank of the river and is one of the most photographed spots in Wertheim.

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Reviewed 11 August 2012

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

1  Thank vakantiejozef
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