Kronenburgertoren, Nijmegen

Kronenburgertoren, Nijmegen

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This tower is also called 'Kruittoren', and is about 30 meters high. Build in 1425-1426, it was part of the defensive walls protecting the city of Nijmegen, serving as watch- and defensive tower with battlements. After 1880 they began transforming the area into a English styled park named Kronenburgerpark, the tower (with others) remained and became part of the strolling area. #battlements #defensive_tower #fortification #Gelderland #Hezelpoort #Joris_Ivensplein #Kronenburgerpark #Kronenburgertoren #Kronenburgpark #Kruittoren #Lange_Hezelstraat #Liévin_Rosseels #Nederland #Netherlands #Nijmegen #omwalling #Parkweg #stadsgracht #stadsomwalling #verdedigingstoren
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