Neubrandenburg Fortifications

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The town's perimeter wall (Stadtbefestigung) is 2 300m long and has four gates. Until the 19C they remained the only way into the town. Every 30m bastions called Wiekhäuser were built. Of the 56 constructed, 26 have been rebuilt. Town citizens of military age were recruited to man these battle stations. Defence of the gates themselves was the responsibility of the town's principal guilds: the Bakers, Wool Weavers, Shoemakers and Smiths.

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Treptower Tor, Neubrandenburg
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Treptower Tor, Neubrandenburg
Treptower Tor, Neubrandenburg
The gate was built before 1400 and
30 minutes
St John's Church, Neubrandenburg
St John's Church, Neubrandenburg
The church belonged to the Franciscan
15 minutes
Stargarder Tor, Neubrandenburg
Stargarder Tor, Neubrandenburg
The gate was built during the first half
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