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Altportel

Maximilianstrasse, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6232 142392
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Highest Guard Gate in Germany

This is great buy for spectacular views of the city. Tickets are only 3 euros to climb to the top... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Lukeanthonywflorida
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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
Great view from the top

Visited here last week while on holiday with my wife. For €3 you can climb to the top. Hell of a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Patrick j D
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“clock tower” (2 reviews)
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Maximilianstrasse, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 6232 142392
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is great buy for spectacular views of the city. Tickets are only 3 euros to climb to the top. The stairs are easy and there are museum rooms at different levels to rest and review.

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here last week while on holiday with my wife. For €3 you can climb to the top. Hell of a climb but you will be rewarded with spectacular views looking back up maximillion strasse towards the Dom.

Thank Patrick j D
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Altportel is the highest city gate in Germany, but besides this it is, perhaps, the most important symbol of Speyer. It is located at the other end of the central Masimillianshtrasse going from cathedral. In the Middle Ages Altportel apparently was the part of the...More

1  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This tower is very impressive with a large clock. It has a small room under it with a chamber that has chains and tools - likely a cell for people that had no business entering the city. It was solid and very lovely from the...More

Thank Quinten S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It gives an atmosphere to the center of town, the Maximilianstrasse is the main street dotted with cafes and restaurants

Thank Ana Maria W
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This old fortification, was being used as the main entrance of the city. Interesting architecture, nice historical point.

Thank Antonin B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The tower is located on the other side of pedestrian area while walking through the old town from the Cathedral. It is very well preserved and it has the tower clock working. Eventhough it is not that old as the Cathedral, you may just stop...More

1  Thank Lennigan
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

One of the old gates to the town, this is a reminder of how life was like in these old walled villages. There is a 1€ fee to climb to the top. On a couple floors there are displays which are interesting. At the top,...More

Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed 24 August 2016

there was a beer fest (August) when i was visiting this place, and tables were arranged under this clock tower, and a stage not far from here.

Thank nnchin
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Speyer and had to drop by the Clock Tower. As you walk along the Speyer's beautiful streets you start to see this imposing structure from a fair distance. But once you are under it, it's hard to fathom how this was built...More

Thank CanuckinDhaka
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Englisheric
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Please tell Trip advisor as they will not stop plaguing me with constant information on my customers!! . I have no interest or connection with this building so remove it from my site
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