Munot

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Munot
Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen - Munot - Feuerthalen IMG 9843.JPG
Munot fortifications, view from Feuerthalen
Munot is located in Canton of Schaffhausen
Munot
Munot
Munot is located in Switzerland
Munot
Munot
Coordinates 47°41′49″N 8°38′23″E / 47.69694°N 8.63972°E / 47.69694; 8.63972Coordinates: 47°41′49″N 8°38′23″E / 47.69694°N 8.63972°E / 47.69694; 8.63972
Code CH-SH
Height 433 m above the sea
Site information
Condition preserved
Site history
Built 1563–1585

The Munot is a circular 16th century fortification in the center of the Swiss city of Schaffhausen. It is surrounded by vineyards and serves as the city's symbol. The ring-shaped fortress was built in the 16th century.[1][2] Today, it is a tourist attraction and hosts various events.

Panorama of Schaffhausen from the Munot

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Munot Fortress and Old Town". MySwitzerland.com. Retrieved 29 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Northeast Switzerland". Berlitz: Switzerland Pocket Guide. Princeton, NJ: Berlitz Publishing Company. April 1999. p. 39. ISBN 2-8315-7159-6. 

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