Photographer's Note

On the photo you can see medieval City Tower and modern glass windows of Manor Department Store at the entry to the Baden’s Old Town.
The City Tower was created in the mid-15th century and served as the northern city gate. In addition to the Landvogteischloss the City Tower he is the only fully preserved part of the medieval fortifications. With its distinctive appearance of the 56.45-meter-high tower is a landmark of the city.
Baden is located on the left bank of the Limmat river around 25 km northwest of Zurich in the Swiss canton of Aargau.
The name Baden refers to the mineral hot springs there which were known at least as far back as the Roman era.
During the 15th and 16th century Baden attained popularity as a spa and cure resort and was frequented by many prominent people such as Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Hermann Hesse.
The springs here are considered to be the most mineral rich in Europe so you should check them out when you visit here.
Baden also has a lively shopping center and a beautiful old town with traditional Swiss buildings. “Also the main street is bustling with shoppers during the day. There are lots of clothes shops, and various chain stores including the Manor in the photo.
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