City Walls of Nuremberg, Nuremberg

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The city walls of old city Nürnberg, in modern-day Nuremberg, are the defensive mechanism surrounding the city of Nuremberg, Germany. Construction started in the 12th Century and ended officially in the 16th Century, and they run for 5 kilometers (about 4 kilometers still standing) around the old town. The Nuremberg Castle together with the city wall is meant to be one of Europes most considerable medieval weir systems.
commons:Stadtmauer Nürnberg Coding and pictures of wall towers and gates.baukunst-nuernberg Map and photographs (German only)
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  • One of the impressive features of Nuremburg is the old City Wall that remains mostly intact and in very good condition while surrounding the city centre. What you see today is approximately 4 km of...  more »
  • Allows you to get a concept of how far out the old city extended and how much it has grown since. Had storage bins built into the city walls to allow for food to survive up to 2 years if attacked.  more »

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