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Hahnentorburg is a monument gate that was built as part of the medieval fortifications in the 13th century.
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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