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Stadtturm vom Enns

Enns is the oldest town in Austria! For the first time Enns received its town charter in 212 as a civil settlement of the Roman legionary camp Lauriacum (Lorch). Exactly a thousand years later, in 1212, the city was once again granted the still oldest town charter in present-day Austria.

The landmark is the almost 60m high freestanding city tower from the 16th century in the middle of the main square.


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View from the hotel window to the main square


Basilika St. Laurenz

The St. Laurenz Basilica of Enns Lorch rises above the foundation walls of a 2nd century building from which a first early Christian church developed around 480 AD

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