Hahnentorburg is a monument gate that was built as part of the medieval fortifications in the 13th century. Of the 12 gates in the 8 km long city walls, the Hahnentor was built at the western entrance. The throughway is flanked by 2 circular, crenellated towers and has a Coat of arms of Cologne above it, depicting an eagle with three crowns and eleven tears, which represent the Three Magi and the 11,000 virgins of Saint Ursula.
Rudolfplatz 1, 50674 Köln, Germany
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Hahnentorburg and Nearby Attractions on Map
Museum für Angewandte Kunst(1.1 km)
The Museum für Angewandte Kunst is dedicated to the decorative arts, with a collection of over 100,000 European items from the 10th century to the present day, including jewellery, porcelain, furnishing, textiles, weaponry and architectural exhibits.
The Kolumba is a Christian art museum presenting paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, decorative art and religious icons from Late Antiquity to the present day.
St. Pantaleon's Church(1 km)
The Trinitatiskirche is a 19th century evangelical Protestant church that hosts art exhibitions and cultural presentations, apart from the regular religious services.
The Wolkenburg is a historic Baroque estate built in 1734 for a Benedictine monastery.
Roonstrasse Synagogue(0.5 km)
The Roonstrasse Synagogue has a Jewish community centre and an exhibition of items associated with Cologne Jewry which has been in the city since atleast 321 AD.
Great St Martin Church(1.5 km)
The Great St Martin Church is an imposing Romanesque church that stands out in the skyline of Cologne.
The Praetorium is an archaeological site with the ruins of the ancient Praetorium, the official residence of the Imperial Governor of Cologne which was then the capital city of the Roman province of Lower Germania.
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