Northern Fortress - Visby

Snäckgärdstornet tower

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In the old days this tower called in the name of Odin, then - Västerport, and in the 18th century as Fanhelmskie gate, because near it lived a nice guy, the captain of the royal guard E. Fahnehjelm, who paid for the construction of a wooden bridge here, so his wife, fru Fahnehjelm was handier to go to the market for products for numerous family of good captain.

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