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The Witches' Tower

Ville de Sélestat

Popularly known as the "Witches' Tower", it is the former low gate (Niedertor) that opens the eastern side of the first enclosure (1216) towards Strasbourg. The upper floors were used as a prison, especially in the 17th century for "witches" before their execution. In 1774, the ground floor housed a saltpetre and a warehouse for equipment from the fortifications department.

Building only visible outside.

  • Pets allowed : yes
Additional information
  • Altitude : 174m
  • Distance to the nearest station (km) : 1,4

Opening times and days are liable to change according to circumstances. Please take all the necessary precautions.

  • Opening hours and sales service available : Open to the public
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