Sunday, 22 September 2019

Water Management System of Augsburg

This site includes a network of canals, water towers dating from the 15th to 17th centuries, a water-cooled butchers’ hall, a system of three monumental fountains and hydroelectric power stations.

Augsburg - Hercules Fountain
This postcard was sent by Dustin

Like the Augustus and the Mercury Fountain, the Hercules Fountain, created by Adriaen de Vries, embodies Augsburg’s pride in its wealth of water resources. The Kastenturm at the Red Gate was erected as an additional water tower to supply water for the fountains. - in:

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