The remnants of the Strasbourg city walls from the 14th century span here over the canals of the Ill. In former times one locked additionally with a grid arrangement the city gate. The four formerly disguised wooden bridges were rebuilt from stone in the 19th century. In the four towers were until 1832 prisons and fortifications, the niches for the guns are still visible. Source: http: //strassburg.eu/gedeckte-bruecken-ponts-couverts
December 29, 2017
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