匈牙利索普朗防火警示塔 Firewatch Tower of Sopron Hungary
16世紀防火警示塔是匈牙利城市索普朗的象徵，喇叭手會發出火災警示、報時、並觀察走私葡萄酒的人。… Continue reading
The 16th-century Firewatch Tower at the north end of Foter, the main square, is the symbol of Sopron, Hungary. Constructed on the remains of the former Roman town wall in the 13th century, it was rebuilt after a great fire in 1676.
A narrow spiral staircase of 116 steps leads to the summit of this 60m-high tower, from which trumpeters would warn of fire, mark the hour and watch for salespeople trying to smuggle in non-Sopron wine.