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Iphofen in Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany — Central Europe
 

Mainbernheimer Gate

Mainbernheimer Tor

 
 
Mainbernheimer Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
1. Mainbernheimer Gate Marker
Inscription.  
[Marker text in German:]
Erste Erwähnung 1422.
Wehrhafte Doppeltoranlage
mit Torwächterhaus,
Vorwerk und Haupttor.

[Marker text translated into English, more or less:]
First mentioned in 1422. Fortified double-gate structure with gatekeeper's house, forward works, and main gate.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1422.
 
Location. 49° 42.175′ N, 10° 15.45′ E. Marker is in Iphofen, Bayern (Bavaria), in Kitzingen. Marker is at the intersection of Mainbernheimerstrasse and Am Stadtgraben West, on the right when traveling east on Mainbernheimerstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iphofen BY 97346, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tithe Tower (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Iphofen City Hall (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ebracher House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ilmbacher Hof (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Owls' Tower (approx. 0.4 kilometers away);
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Einersheimer Gate (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Alte Synagoge / Former Synagogue (approx. 7.7 kilometers away); Home of Friedrich von Deuster (approx. 8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iphofen.
 
Also see . . .  An interactive 360-degree panoramic view of the Mainbernheimer Gate. (Submitted on August 13, 2012.)
 
Mainbernheimer Gatehouse and marker - western side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
2. Mainbernheimer Gatehouse and marker - western side
The marker is clearly visible here, mounted head-high on the wall just to the right of the entryway.
Mainbernheimer Gatehouse interior- stairs to upper level image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
3. Mainbernheimer Gatehouse interior- stairs to upper level
Mainbernheimer Gate and Bürgerspital - postcard view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, circa 1920
4. Mainbernheimer Gate and Bürgerspital - postcard view
This postcard view shows the outer part of the gate, with the gatekeeper's home on the left part of the gate. The main gatehouse (shown in picture 2), is partially visible here through the gate. The Bürgerspital is the building in the background on the left. (A Bürgerspital is a sort of home for the indigent or sick.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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