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Proudly standing

Not much is left of the old 13th century medieval walls that served to protect Tongeren against... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Historical correct

This building was restored some years ago to a nice small museum. It gives the visitor an overall... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
IvoJanssens
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Tongeren, Belgium
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“Proudly standing”
6 May 2017
“Tongeren's only remaining city gate”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much is left of the old 13th century medieval walls that served to protect Tongeren against foreign invaders. The Moerengate was part of the old defense structure and is still standing, though severely damaged by attacking French (Louis XIV directed) troops in 1673. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The “Moerenpoort” or “Moerentoren” is the only surviving gate of the 13th medieval walls of Tongeren. The word ‘moor’ refers to the presence of marshes, so the name translates to “Marsh Gate” or “Marsh Tower”. The gate was built on remains of the Roman wall,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This building was restored some years ago to a nice small museum. It gives the visitor an overall view of the Tongeren history his live and ancient visitors, invaders etc....

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank IvoJanssens
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