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Cologne Eigelsteintorburg

Cologne Eigelsteintorburg - gate, eigelsteintorburg, germany, medieval, dark age, prussian, cologne, castle gate
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* The Eigelsteintorburg (Porta Eigelis in the Middle Ages, and later Eigelsteinpforte, Eigelsteintor; Kölsch Eijelsteinspooz) is one of three surviving Stadttorburgen the medieval city wall in Cologne.
* The Torburg was in the 3rd Expansion of the city from 1180 to 1259 (from 1228 to 1248) built and secured the northern access to the city (street after Neuss). It was the second gate of this name. During the 2nd Expansion of 1106 was the first Eigelsteintor 100 m south of the current facility (north of the Roman North Gate - Porta Aquila also later Pforte Pfaff) is hereby established.
* Use from 1815
The Prussian Eigelsteintorburg was several times rebuilt and strengthened, inter alia, as a military prison. After repairing the gate served first as science museum, since 1898 in addition to Hahnentor as a historical museum.
Eremit Uploaded by Eremit on . Cologne Eigelsteintorburg - Desktop Nexus Architecture Download free wallpapers and background images: Cologne Eigelsteintorburg. Desktop Nexus Architecture background ID 78370. * The Eigelsteintorburg (Porta Eigelis in the Middle Ages, and later Eigelsteinpforte, Eigelsteintor; Kölsch Eijelsteinspooz) is one of three surviving Stadttorburgen the medieval city wall in Cologne.
* The Torburg was in the 3rd Expansion of the city from 1180 to 1259 (from 1228 to 1248) built and secured the northern access to the city (street after Neuss). It was the second gate of this name. During the 2nd Expansion of 1106 was the first Eigelsteintor 100 m south of the current facility (north of the Roman North Gate - Porta Aquila also later Pforte Pfaff) is hereby established.
* Use from 1815
The Prussian Eigelsteintorburg was several times rebuilt and strengthened, inter alia, as a military prison. After repairing the gate served first as science museum, since 1898 in addition to Hahnentor as a historical museum.
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Wallpaper Comments (5)

Kathy283
Posted by Kathy283 on 05/12/09 at 12:43 AM
cool place
GuestPosted by Mark D. (Guest) on 04/24/09 at 06:02 PM
Reminds me of the company Castle Fox Studios
63unicornio
Posted by 63unicornio on 04/24/09 at 04:12 PM
very nice
habhouba
Posted by habhouba on 04/24/09 at 01:27 PM
wow..v nice
Fides_et_Ratio
Posted by Fides_et_Ratio on 04/24/09 at 11:23 AM
cool gate
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Total Downloads: 549
Times Favorited: 5
Uploaded By: Eremit
Date Uploaded: April 24, 2009
Filename: n_Eigelsteintorburg.jpg
Original Resolution: 1024x768
File Size: 113.91KB
Category: Medieval

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