• © Edgar Layher
    © Edgar Layher

City Tower Backnang

Petrus-Jacobi-Weg 3, 71522 Backnang
Open from 17:00 o'clock

Backnang's City Tower is a landmark and the most prominent feature of its skyline. The lower section consists of the painstakingly restored 13th-century Gothic choir of the former St. Michael's Church, with a polygonal ground-plan, nine-arched vaulting and ornate capitals. The tower was renovated in 1614 by the then state architect Heinrich Schickhardt. After being destroyed in a town fire in 1693, it was rebuilt according to Schickhardt's plans in 1699.

A mezzanine floor of the City Tower has an exhibition on the history of the town. Another highlight: a wonderful view over the whole town from the tower gallery.


Stadtturm Backnang
Petrus-Jacobi-Weg 3
71522 Backnang

Opening hours

Admission to the tower
Tue-Sun: 5 pm (during exhibitions)

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City Tower Backnang

Petrus-Jacobi-Weg 3, 71522 Backnang

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