This water tower in Wels was built in 1577/1579 by Wolfgang Khranlachner. Inside the tower there is a pump designed by the watchmaker Clement Rench. The colorful façade painting was done by the artist Niclas Linkh.
An educative detail: In the upper part of the tower you can see 26 coat of arms referring to those countries which were ruled by the House of Habsburg in late 16th century.
- Water tower in Wels (German description)