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Funny Legend!

When walking along the Danube river and the old city wall, sooner or later you will pass the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Traveller87987687
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Bangkok, Thailand
One of the outstanding monuments of this jewel of a town

Considering the age of this tower (1345) and all the wars it has seen I think a slight... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Cocciolino2015
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Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Walking from the town hall to the Danube you walk through the Butchers Tower (Metzgerturm). It was built in the city’s fortifications to allow for passage between those inside the walls to get to the Danube. This was tower was built on wooden foundations consequently...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When walking along the Danube river and the old city wall, sooner or later you will pass the Metzgerturm (Butcher’s Tower). Since its wooden foundation has rotted away it became a (slightly) leaning tower. Its gate is one of the acess points to the historical...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Traveller87987687
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Considering the age of this tower (1345) and all the wars it has seen I think a slight perpendicular slant should be pardoned.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 11 March 2017

There's not overmuch to say about this historical building in Ulm - It's a nice place to stop for a quick external photograph! Situated on the Danube River, the tower had a historical function. As the slaughterhouse was built outside of the city walls, the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank TeaAndToffee
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Facing the Danube with its interesting history. Its part of the old town wall & a passage had to be made through this wall & a tower built on top so the Butcher Shop was then behind the wall where formerly it was outside the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Clio H
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The twisted butchers tower was a fun find. Its situated along the Danube river where there are many bike riders and joggers. There are benches along the river walk to sit and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Amy1918
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Gorgeous place to spend some time by the Danube. Lot's of locals around too enjoying the scenery, reading, eating lunch, exercising.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JonDC71
Reviewed 13 June 2016

If you are visiting Ulm you must see this place. Frst of all, it is a great place to take fantastic photos of Ulm. Second, it is a place of historical value. The only bad thing is that it is not open for public visits...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Blue R
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is one of the best access points to the Ulm city walls. Great for photos with the pretty roof tiles and visible tilt to the structure. Turn left as you come on to the wall and walk down to the wall top rose gardens.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank trike10
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The Metzgerturm has a special history, and since it is crooked, it's a special landmark in Ulm. Unfortunately you cannot go inside.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank christpost
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