Passeier Tor

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Recommended by 28 out of 29 hikers

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  • JR56

    Of the four city gates that once gave access to the city center, three are still preserved today. In addition, on the sides of the Passeirer Tor - probably the most important of the city gates - remains of the old city wall can be seen. The typical tower-like city gates were placed in such a way that they opened to the different valleys and cities after which they were also named: Vinschgauer Tor, Bozner Tor, Passeirer Tor and Ultner Tor. The Ultner Gate was demolished in the second half of the 19th century during the urban redevelopment of Merano; in its place today is the Theaterplatz.

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    • June 13, 2019

  • Susanne

    One of a total of 4 city gates, but there are only 3 left ....

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    • September 28, 2018

  • HPT

    The Passeier Tor is embedded in one of the most beautiful quarters of Merano for me. The adjoining the gate Passeiergasse has a number of striking historic buildings.

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    • December 10, 2018

  • HPT

    The Passeirer Tor is located in the north of Meran's old town. From the Steinerne Steg you have a clear view of the gate and the below running winter promenade.

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    • June 14, 2019

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Location: South Tyrol, Italy

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