Thank you for visiting! This is part of Norm 2.0’s photo challenge Thursday Doors.
I’ve seen plenty of water towers and expected the Wismar Water Gate (built in 1450) to be similar. Wrong. It connects the waterfront of the old harbour to the historic city, apart from boasting several doors. I tried none of them, I found it was none of my business what was going on inside. The outside was stunning enough, a real beauty in the eyes of an ardent brick gothic lover (me). The pipe on the roof reminds me of a submarine. ‚And our friends are all aboard …‘
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For contrast, just to end it on a more elegant note (i. e. a less rustic look), here’s a white example from the historic city.
As the pipe organ pattern attracted attention, there’s more to come next Thursday. You want a hint? Here you are.