Antwerp heritage

Kronenburg Tower

Before the Spanish ramparts and citadel were built, the city relied on medieval ramparts and towers for its protection. Kronenburg Tower was one of these defences.

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  • Kronenburg Tower in 1543
  • Kronenburg Tower in the sixteenth century
  • Kronenburg Gate and Kronenburg Tower in a watercolour by Jozef Linnig (1882)
  • Nineteenth-century map with the remnants of Kronenburg Tower and Gate
  • Part of Kronenburg Gate was archaeologically surveyed in 1996
  • The ashlar of Kronenburg Tower during the excavations of 1996