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The Simmel Tower in Bretten, Germany

written by ipanematravels 2nd September 2017

Simmel Tower, Bretten, Germany, round tower, old city walls, ramparts, fortification

The name of this fortification tower comes from the Middle-High German “sinwel”, which means “round”. There’s a plaque on the tower that commemorates the Battle of Brettheim in 1504 – the most dramatic event in the history Bretten.

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