Town wall Mühlhausen

Stadtmauer Mühlhausen

Soldiers used to defend the old imperial town from here. Today music can be heard on the Mühlhausen town wall. It is one of the most popular attractions in the town and enables a journey to be taken into the past.

The oldest town wall dates back to the early days, when Mühlhausen blossomed as a result of war and trade. Stretching over 2.8 kilometres, they enclosed the Medieval town in a large, irregular rectangle. Four gates and presumably four small portals represented the sole means by which citizens, merchants and visitors could enter the town. Today a number of this entrance and 2.2 kilometres of the old town wall can be viewed, whisking visitors on a voyage back in time.

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