Schwammerlturm in Leoben

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Schwammerlturm in Leoben, Austria

Master builder Peter Carlone built this tower in 1615. In the beginning, the name of this building referred to its function. It was called Mautturm (toll tower). After getting its unique roof in 1794, the name Schwammerlturm (mushroom tower) became common.

Sources / More info

  • Link Biographie of Peter Carlone on Wikipedia (DE)
  • Link Website of the Schwammerlturm (DE)
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