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Flakturm IV

This huge construction can be found on the Heiligengeistfeld in the suburb Sankt Pauli. Dimensions: 70,5 x 70,5 m and 39 m high. It had a fighting capacity for 4 x double barrel 12,8 cm guns and numerous smaller guns. In the towers were airraid shelters for max 15.000 persons, including a hospital with 95 beds.

The tower is fully symmetrical and has four basements for the double 12,8 cm AA guns.

The little platforms are for the small caliber guns, mostly quadruple 2 cm.

The building is in an excellent condition. It was renovated in 1993.