City Tower Chomutov

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náměstí 1. Máje, Chomutov, Czech Republic

City Tower Chomutov Reviews

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Landmark providing excellent views Sep 29, 2016
The City Tower, right on the main square, is *the* landmark of Chomutov's old town. It is also bell tower for the adjoining Deanery church. The tower's portal (to the square) is a beautiful late Gothic work, the arcade behind it has a cellular vault. The tower was built end of the 15th/early 16th century, completed in 1525 and (especially the uppermost part) a bit reconstructed in the 19th century.

The tower is accessible May through September, admission is 25 Kc (about 1 Euro). While climbing up the stairs you can see an exhibit on Chomutov's history, to my surprise (or not) with many documents and articles from newspapers in German. At least it's funny to see German original documents in the Czech Republic, and explanations in Czech ...
City tower
City tower
portal to the city tower
cellular vault in the entrance to …
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