Mannheim Water Tower - Swansea, Wales.
N 51° 37.045 W 003° 56.110
30U E 435255 N 5718901
Quick Description: Monument to commemorate the twinning of Swansea, Wales with Mannheim, Germany. The design by R. Campbell Architect is a replica of the Water Tower in Mannheim.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/20/2012 1:58:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMEXZA
Monument to the twinning of Swansea, Wales with Mannheim, Germany
The two cities - both heavily damaged by war - set up their twinning links 55 years ago.
The Text on the monument reads:-
"Gerhard Widder, the Oberburgermeister of Mannheim unveiled the Mannheim water tower on the 9th August 1985"
Cork House Courtyard
The Maratime Quarter,
Where is original located?: Mannheim, Germany.
Where is this replica located?: The Maratime Quarter,
Who created the original?: unknown
Internet Link about Original: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xgecbk_visit-mannheim-s-water-tower-in-germany_travel
Year Original was Created (approx. ok): 1889
Post at least one photo of the replica.