Roman guard post 2/1 Wintersberg

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  • Bad Ems
  • Roman Limes

The oldest reconstruction of a Limestorm in Germany

The guard post 2/1 of the Roman Limes on the Wintersberg is the first guard post south of the Lahn. The oldest reconstruction of a Limes tower in Germany at all, built in 1874 on the original foundation walls of Emser Bürgen according to the state of knowledge at that time with a commemorative plaque in Latin; own historical value. A photomontage on an information board shows the crossing of the Lahn through the Limes. Tip: At the Limes Tower there is a restaurant with a panoramic terrace offering an incomparable view of Bad Ems.

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56130 Bad Ems

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