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Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop

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Address: Herrngasse 1, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4909 8614090
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This famous shop brings all the glitz and glamour of the Christmas holidays...

This famous shop brings all the glitz and glamour of the Christmas holidays year round.

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This is a small shop connected to Christmas museum full of gorgeous Christmas decorations. It is difficult to choose. Staff is very polite, but strictly insists on no... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I bought a nutcracker in August and paid to have it shipped to the USA. It arrived broken. I sent it back and they sent a replacement. The second nutcracker arrived broken. They said they would send a refund. They sent half the amount that was originally paid in August. Their customer service department keeps telling me "the refund is... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a small shop connected to Christmas museum full of gorgeous Christmas decorations. It is difficult to choose. Staff is very polite, but strictly insists on no photographing in the store. On Sunday it was the only place where it was possible to buy some souvenirs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the German Christmas Museum and then shopped. The interior is huge and OMG so beautifully decorated. I did not walk out empty handed, well I did because I had my purchased items shipped home to the USA!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the second time I went to this shop and I really love the stuff they have, may be they are not 100% German but I love all the decorative stuff and the toys they have. I am sure that this wasn't the biggest Christmas shop in the world but for me its the biggest and really really love... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many of these shops in Rothenberg. We walked through this main one just to see it. Obviously, they have a TON of theft. Women dressed in traditional garb follow your every move. There are no smiles or friendly words. Every step you take, they are right there watching you. This is another over-marketed Rick Steve pilgrimage.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The windows of the Christmas shop are gorgeous, but a lot of the stuff is Made in China or somewhere else, not 100% German. Some of the prices are ridiculously expensive for what they are. Some of what they have can be found in the USA.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were unaware upon arriving in Rothenburg that this was where Kathe Wohlfahrt originated, but we are so glad that we found out, and went into the store. Just an amazing selection of unique ornaments.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many things to choose from - fits any person with any budget, whether you are buying for yourself or someone else. And the atmosphere is just so warm and friendly! Very pleased with my experience, I hope I can come back again someday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing store that'll put any Grinch in the holiday spirit, no matter the time of year. The store is huge and packed with so many amazing decorations. Be sure to allow enough time to walk through it. I really loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite an attraction to see for lovers of the holiday. Room after room of decorations and displays like no other. I had been to a Kathe Wohlfahrt shop in Berlin and while not as massive, it was a bit less intimidating to explore. The prices in rothenburg were much higher though perhaps as the season approaches the prices swell? The... More 

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