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Rothenburg is a medieval city in perfect preservation and easy to imagine being transported back to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Frances L
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Jersey
Good place to rest; enjoyable

It is walk walk walk in this little town, and the marktplatz is a good place to rest (sit on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ahmlaw
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The city hall of this picturesque, undeveloped village reflects its anachronistic spirit.
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Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 9861 40492
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This venue is only open at limited hours in winter, and we were lucky to find it open on a Sunday afternoon. The climb to the highset bell tower is steep, cramped and not for the faint-hearted. First there is the spiral stone steps (about...More

4  Thank Ken G
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

The climb was not exhaustive as it was broken into several different sections but it certainly was dangerously steep. Anyone with a slightly heavier build would find fitting through the openings of the floor challenging to say the least. The climb led me to the...More

4  Thank konshoe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rothenburg is a medieval city in perfect preservation and easy to imagine being transported back to Germany of the Middle Ages. Great view from the renaissance tower of Rathaus across the quaint roof tops to the country side beyond

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is walk walk walk in this little town, and the marktplatz is a good place to rest (sit on the steps!), and wait for the hourly mechanical re-enactment put on by the Glockenspiel

Thank ahmlaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the evening its like a movie set, people are enjoying dinner or people watching all over the square, Go early enough in the morning and its empty of people watch the shops open.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building stands out as the central square is in front of it. A nice building to admire for its architecture . Everyone has a photo of if from there visit.A real landmark.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Walking around exploring this charming old medieval walled city is very enjoyable. You can walk on the wall & check out the town square. So historic! Check it out.

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 6 October 2018

WOW just WOW. We spent the afternoon here exploring, having lunch and people watching. Grab a seat at a cafe, get a coffee and relax... Once the bell tolls on the top of the hour you will be treated to a history lesson about the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The view from the tower is an absolute must during you visit to the town on a sunny day of course . The stair in the end is very narrow so it's not suitable to every one . I had a great time .

1  Thank Girandol
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Cobblestone roads, narrow streets, walls surrounding a city, beautiful churches, cafes, tourist shops, Käthe Wohlfart Christmas AllYear Around Store, Town Square with a Rathaus ——- what more could you want or ask for. Climb the Rathaus as your time permits. Vistas to take in when...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful town! Well worth the visit, yes it is touristy and there is a lot of people on the small streets but a wonderful town to have som lunch and take a cup of coffee. Take a minute to sit in the...More

Thank ToPi03
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We only took the exceptional amount of stairs to the top of the Rathaus for the view. Small fee to get to the tiny platform but the views are amazing. If you can deal with the stairs it's worth the work. My husband who has...More

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