Antwerp heritage

Blue Tower

The Blue Tower was built in the fourteenth century as part of the third city wall. The floor plan of this tower was incorporated in the newly-built Blauwtorenplein.

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  • Aerial photo of the excavation of the Blue Tower in 2010
  • Excavation of the Blue Tower in 2010
  • Drawing of the Blue Tower by J. Linnig
  • The Blue Tower as seen from within the Spanish ramparts
  •  The Blue Tower circa 1860