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Address: 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Rothenburg has made a concerted effort to preserve its medieval heritage,...

Rothenburg has made a concerted effort to preserve its medieval heritage, and Old Town reflects the historic fruits of this labor.

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Touristy but still like a Fairytale

This town is so charming and you can explore as much or as little as you like and still have a fairytale experience. We visited last year, but only had about 3 hours so we didn't... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is very interesting to go walking in the city to see the old houses, beautiful stores of chocolates, sweets, cakes, souvenirs and to see the old wall that goes around the city. There is also a beautiful garden where once there was a castle.

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This town is so charming and you can explore as much or as little as you like and still have a fairytale experience. We visited last year, but only had about 3 hours so we didn't get to see much beyond the town hall and Das Plonlein. We had a full day to shop and explore this visit, but you... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the old town of Rothenburg; quaint, easy walking all over town. Very friendly people. Were there for the small Christmas market and it was great.

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing small medieval town with city walls and towers - you have to see it at night and then in a daylight. It looks absolutely different, but I don't even know which view is better : at night most impressive are Christmas market shops of traditional toys, in daylight - city walls and colorful Old town houses. Really one of... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 25-28 December and though 99% of the shops were closed, we did find a few restaurants opened. Take the time to walk around the Old Town and its walls, it's quiet and beautiful during the holiday season. At night, there are a few stalls of mulled wine opened inside the town hall and it was very festive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for the Christmas market, what a great experience. The brots the hot wine the decorations, what fun. We stayed Christmas and Christmas eve, in Germany everything closes by 2:00 pm on Christmas eve even most restaurants. Thank goodness our hotel took limited reservations or we would have hungry for Christmas.It was like stepping back in time.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for German gifts. The baked goods are out of this world. I would recommend getting some chocolate cake.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would be the main attraction to the town. Beautiful and quaint. Try and get up early and take photos before the crowds. You will be pleased you did.

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last October I made a trip to Romantic roads in Germany. Many towns are so nice that hard to pick up the best one. Though Rothenburg is absolutely top3 villages around Romantic roads. The town is such a small city, you can get around in a half day. But there are so many wonderful scenery and handmade artcraft shop. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for just one night stay and could have enjoyed another easily. This old town is well preserved and so beautiful in every possible way. When you walk around the perimeters of the old town, to the west side you can step out and enjoy the valleys and hills just outside and take in the beautiful surrounding. The old... More 

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