Bastion Schönborn und Reduit

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    The bastion of Schönborn is a rebuilt log cabin as part of the former federal stronghold Reduit (Mainz-Kastel) on the right bank of the Rhine fortress Mainz.The bastion was named after the builder of the built after the Thirty Years War former Mainz ship bridge, the Archbishop of Mainz Johann Philipp von Schönborn (1605-1673).The bastion of Schönborn protected the ship bridge on the southeastern flank and was at the same time dock for the trajectory of the Royal Railway Directorate Frankfurt, which served the traffic between Mainz and the Kastel train station of the Taunus Railway to continue to Frankfurt.Today, a restaurant with terrace as well as in the summer months the Kasteler beach with panoramic views of the opposite city Mainz operated. On the first floor of the building is the so-called raftsman's room, a rafting museum of this old profession with numerous exhibits.

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    • March 31, 2019

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Location: Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany


  • Elevation80 m

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