Water tower in Mannheim

Water tower in Mannheim, Germany

This water tower in Mannheim is the landmark of the city. You find it on Frederick Square (Friedrichsplatz). It was built by Gustav Halmhuber in 1886-1889. By the way, the nickname of Mannheim is ‘The City of Squares’ (Quadratestadt). This name originates from the streets and avenues, which form a grid pattern. [German]