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Porte des Allemands

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Address: Rue des Allemands, Metz, France
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An unexpected Gatehouse

An unexpected glimpse of a teutonic gatehouse from a bygone age on a busy traffic roundabout and carriageway. Worth seeking out for a photo or two .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 February 2017
Newport, S.wales
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Newport, S.wales
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265 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

An unexpected glimpse of a teutonic gatehouse from a bygone age on a busy traffic roundabout and carriageway. Worth seeking out for a photo or two .

Thank Stueeee
Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

City gate and fortified bridge built in the 13th and 15th centuries. Pretty cool piece of history that makes for a lovely little afternoon stroll.

Thank Devan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Well worth the walk to the end of town to see this beautiful and historic gate to the city.... and it's free.

Thank Ornithorh
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This gate together with the city walls was the place I liked most in Metz. We spent a long time here, taking pictures, searching for the best view, excited like kids. I only missed information in English or German.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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70 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went to visit Marche Couvert, and when we finished we walked down to visit Porte des Allemands (Germans' Gate). The walk to the gate was well worth the walk, and I would recommend it to anyone in the area. It is the last remaining castle bridge in France, and it is in surprisingly good shape. It is not a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Loved this place. The history is so amazing for this piece of history. You can walk around the roof and imagine how it must have been. There is a small historical center that you can walk around. It also has a very clean bathroom.

Thank blondechickma
Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Essentially, that's what this is...but it's really cool. You can walk along the gate and envision what it must have been like so many years ago.

Thank stacykins78
Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Built just before Metz became a republic in 1234, the Porte des Allemands takes its name from its location: just at the end of the rue des Allemands. Remodeled and restored regularly over the centuries it combines many differing architectural styles, some of which were removed by the German architect Paul Tornow in 1900, who decided to revert to the... More 

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West Chester, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

This site, although on the Michelin walking tour, is a bit out of the way unless you are walking the ramparts path along the Seille/Moselle or visiting the Churches of Ste. Eucarie and Ste. Maximin. Nonetheless it is worth the trek. It appears to be intact with its original construction including the moat. There was no curation at the site... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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108 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

We walked from the Circuit des Remparts to this Fort with the expectation that we would be able to visit the interior, however it is only open from 2 - 5 pm Monday to Saturday. We did take some nice pictures of the building as you are able to walk through the gates. From what we could see it isn't... More 

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