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Porte des Allemands

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Address: Rue des Allemands, Metz, France
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The Porte des Allemands is a beautiful historical site, best visited in the morning at sunrise. Unfortunately, you cannot go inside the buildings. You can either continue along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bern, Switzerland
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Bern, Switzerland
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Porte des Allemands is a beautiful historical site, best visited in the morning at sunrise. Unfortunately, you cannot go inside the buildings. You can either continue along the Seille, a very nice walk which can take you all around Metz to the botanical garden. The path is along the ramparts and passes e.g. confluence of Seille and Mosel, Temple... More 

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Newport, S.wales
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266 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

An unexpected glimpse of a teutonic gatehouse from a bygone age on a busy traffic roundabout and carriageway. Worth seeking out for a photo or two .

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Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

City gate and fortified bridge built in the 13th and 15th centuries. Pretty cool piece of history that makes for a lovely little afternoon stroll.

Thank Devan M
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273 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Well worth the walk to the end of town to see this beautiful and historic gate to the city.... and it's free.

Thank Ornithorh
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This gate together with the city walls was the place I liked most in Metz. We spent a long time here, taking pictures, searching for the best view, excited like kids. I only missed information in English or German.

Thank EvaF2Eva
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went to visit Marche Couvert, and when we finished we walked down to visit Porte des Allemands (Germans' Gate). The walk to the gate was well worth the walk, and I would recommend it to anyone in the area. It is the last remaining castle bridge in France, and it is in surprisingly good shape. It is not a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Loved this place. The history is so amazing for this piece of history. You can walk around the roof and imagine how it must have been. There is a small historical center that you can walk around. It also has a very clean bathroom.

Thank blondechickma
Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Essentially, that's what this is...but it's really cool. You can walk along the gate and envision what it must have been like so many years ago.

Thank stacykins78
Toulouse, France
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122 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Built just before Metz became a republic in 1234, the Porte des Allemands takes its name from its location: just at the end of the rue des Allemands. Remodeled and restored regularly over the centuries it combines many differing architectural styles, some of which were removed by the German architect Paul Tornow in 1900, who decided to revert to the... More 

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West Chester, PA
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363 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This site, although on the Michelin walking tour, is a bit out of the way unless you are walking the ramparts path along the Seille/Moselle or visiting the Churches of Ste. Eucarie and Ste. Maximin. Nonetheless it is worth the trek. It appears to be intact with its original construction including the moat. There was no curation at the site... More 

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