Dechanthofturm (15)

Dechanthofturm und KirchturmThis tower – commonly known as “Pfefferbüchsel” – situated directly on the outer ward wall, is about 21 metres high and has a diameter of 7.5 metres. It was only built in 1440 after the Hussite Wars and counts among the latest fortifications of the city. DechanthofturmThe tower protected the water outlet from the city moat and the barrier walls. Next to it you can see a splendid baroque building, the Dean’s Court. The next two houses towards Linzertor show embrasures and machicolations.  

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