Munich, Karlstor

This is doubtless another ceremonial gate in a defensive style characterized by the strongly articulated crenellations. This is another triple-arch gate, with the lower side gates for pedestrians and the central arch for all vehicular traffic, which, by the time of this photograph, includes electric trams, one of which can be seen in the distance.

The character of the street on the far side of the gate is much the same as on the near side, suggesting that this gate might be incorrectly situated, as it does not appear to divide one distinct neighborhood from another..

Notice the early automobile on the left. Even as the sole vehicle in the foreground, it is sufficient to mask part of the form of the gate.

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