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Beautiful photo spot

The tower is located on one of the main avenues of the city and is next to the beautiful Das... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Another lovely spot

As we are staying in Rothenburg it is nice to walk the streets and wall early in the morning or... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
roy v
Traralgon, Australia
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The tower is located on one of the main avenues of the city and is next to the beautiful Das Plonlein which make it an attractive photo opportunity. Otherwise, it is a simple grey stone tower with a clock and an arched passage underneath. Great...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The tower self is not really special but the area around this tower is the most beautiful spot of Rothenburg.

1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 26 December 2017

As we are staying in Rothenburg it is nice to walk the streets and wall early in the morning or late in the day, less people about. This is a lovely spot , great for photos, we go out here for a walk down to...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 22 December 2017

There were quite a number of towers in the walled town of Rotenburg. Kobolzeller Tor should be one of them. Visitors would likely missed this tower because it has always been overshadowed by the neighbouring ones in Plonlein. So don't miss Kobolzeller Tor next time...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Rothenburg is a wonderful example of medievil Germany. Loved walking around and especially walking the old city walls.

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Certainly all the tourist brochures show you this view although theirs manage to show a quiet tranquil setting. More than likely it will be teaming with people all trying to take photographs. The result of having a picture postcard setting.

Thank ye12013
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is the photo, that drew us to Rothenburg Au de Tauber. We wanted the quintessential experience of a medieval town, and had our photo taken in front of this beautifully preserved cross section. A must see, and you won't miss it if you take...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This gate from nearly 1360 AD saved the ascent from the Tauber valley. The coats of arms are located at the outermost gate, saved right hand side from the so called Kohl tower. The both coats of arms are the only known in Rothenburg, one...More

1  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Between Das Plonlein and the Siebers Tower, the Kobolzeller Tor is often missed though it is still a part of the same iconic photo. This gate/tower sits to the right of Das Plonlein and while not as ornate as the Siebers Tower is just as...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the most photographed sections of Rothenberg. Grab a camera, wait for a break in the tourist throngs, and snap away.

Thank John L
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