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"Viereckiger Turm"

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The "Viereckige Turm" (square tower) is part of the old town fortifications and served as protection against troops from the Zeller Bachtal.

"Viereckiger Turm" (Square Tower)

The square tower is part of the old town wall and served as protection against soldiers attacking from Zell Bachtal. In the early modern times. it was also used as an “official prison” and in 1626 it was called “Bach Tower” or “Grey Tower”. In old townscape dating from 1576 and 1646 the angle towers and a steep roof can still be seen. With his six floors and the first floor he has a height of 22 meters. The inner tower still has two mighty oak beams across the threshold and four large windows. The present arched doorway was only made as an access to the cemetery in the 19th century.

Tourist Information office
Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone +49 6542 9622-0
Fax     +49 6542 9622-29 

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Balduinstraße 44

56856 Zell/(Mosel)


Phone: (0049) 6542 96220


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Open all year round
Tourist Information office Zell (Mosel)
November - end of March
Monday - Thursday 09:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 01:30 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Friday 09:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
April - end of July
Monday - Friday 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
May additionally Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
August - end of October
Monday - Friday 09:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.

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