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Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
 

The Pecking- or Women’s Gate

Das Picken- oder Frauentor

 
 
The Pecking- or Women’s Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
1. The Pecking- or Women’s Tower Marker
Inscription.
Das Picken- oder Frauentor
Errichtet um 1340 – Abgetragen 1779
Der Stadt Innsbruck gewidmet vom Innsbrucker Verschönerungsverein


German-English translation:

The Pecking- or Women’s Gate
Built in 1340 – Demolished in 1779
Dedicated to the City of Innsbruck by the Innsbruck Beautification Society

 
Erected by Innsbrucker-Verschönerungsverein (Innsbruck Beautification Society).
 
Location. 47° 16.059′ N, 11° 23.504′ E. Marker is in Innsbruck, Tyrol. Marker is at the intersection of Seilergasse and Schlossergasse, on the right when traveling west on Seilergasse. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Seilergasse 16, Innsbruck, Tyrol 6020, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Town Armory/Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Gumpp House (within shouting distance of this marker); "Ottoburg" Castle (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Kolb Tower (about 90 meters away); "Golden Eagle" (about 90 meters away); Goethe Stayed Here
The Pecking- or Women’s Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
2. The Pecking- or Women’s Tower Marker
(about 120 meters away); The Speech (about 120 meters away); Old Government Building (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Innsbruck.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Das Picken-oder Frauentor image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
3. Das Picken-oder Frauentor
Additional plaque on Das Picken-oder Frauentor image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
4. Additional plaque on Das Picken-oder Frauentor
Dieses Haus wurde in den
Kriegsjähren 1939/45
Zerstört
Und äus Fonds mitteln des Bundes-
Minsteriums F. Händel U. Wiederäufbäu
In den jähren 1953/54
Unter dem Bundeskänzler
Ing. Julius Rääb
Wiederhergestellt


German-English translation:

This building was destroyed during the war years, 1939-1945, and was rebuilt 1953-1954 with funding from the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Reconstruction under Chancellor Julius Rääb.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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