The Baumburg tower in the street Am Watmarkt 4 in the old town of Regensburg is one of the so-called gender towers, which were built by rich patrician families in the Middle Ages as status symbols. The unaltered Baumburg tower is considered the most beautiful of Regensburg still partially preserved 20 gender towers and is a tourist attraction.The 28 m high, seven-storey tower decorated with a crenellated wreath was built at the end of the 13th century by the Ingolstettern, one of the rich Regensburg patrician families. The late-Gothic eastern cultivation of a residential tract took place in the 15th century. It was not until the 14th century that the Hausburg came into the possession of the Baumburgers.(Https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baumburger_Turm)
December 5, 2018
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