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Old November 17th, 2005, 07:46 PM   #1
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All Along the Watchtower.

What is your favorite tower?

Mine is the "Witch's Hat" Tower in Prospect Park (Minneapolis). Rumor is that this is the tower in Bob Dylan's "All along the watchtower" because he lived in prospect park when he wrote the song.

View from the tower's base
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Old November 17th, 2005, 10:11 PM   #2
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that is a great song but I prefer the Jimi Hendrix version
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Old November 18th, 2005, 01:40 AM   #3
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Coit Tower - San Francisco

The Campanile - UC Berkeley

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Old November 18th, 2005, 04:29 AM   #4
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Nice pix

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Old November 18th, 2005, 11:41 AM   #5
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There are several watchtowers in Frankfurt.

My favourite would have to be Eschenheimer Tor in the city center. This was completed in 1406 (yeap, 600 years ago) as a gate in the city wall. Today, it's a pub/bar, where the seating is at the bottom (as it's small only a small section inside) and the toilets right at the top of the tower.

The tower in 1885 and 1880

Here are some photo's I have taken as it stands today:

This is the rear side, which is a major intersection (and fountain, currently switched off in this photo)

This is the front side where you can see the bar (sorry for the distortion)

Another photo from a difference source of the front
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