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Old Town

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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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91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 404800
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We found Markus (Viatorius Tours Germany) on the internet and he was amazing. He came and picked us up at our hotel in Heidelberg and we did 2 full day tours with him - Rothenburg, Nuremberg the first day and then he was so great,...More

7  Thank SavvyTravellerEV
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I got up and walked around the town at 6 a.m., in the company of huge hordes of photo snapping, tour bus riding crazed, dazed packaged tourists, but that was nothing compared to later in the day, when gargantuan mobs of black-friday-like shoppers filled the...More

3  Thank Benedictakim
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All reviews day trip romantic road cobblestone streets walled city fairy tale christmas market every corner shops and restaurants stay overnight rothenburg ob der tauber preserved medieval step back in time night watchman tour one night walk around visited rothenburg middle ages
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of my favorite places in Germany. I have been here 5 times and each time i find something new and better. The views are perfect and so picturesque. Definitely take the nightwatchmen's tour if a first time visitor and go to the park on...More

Thank Stephen Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Takes you back hundreds of years! We just stand and stare at the beauty and history of this place - only problem? Too many tourists!!! LMAO!!

Thank 908donaldc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we took a 3 hour stop for lunch and a little walk around. not many tourists this time of year, people very friendly. since it was cold, we decided to to go on the little train leaving every 30 min in front of the cathedral....More

Thank peterpan37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little city feels like a dream. Tony old houses, cobblestone streets. If you want to feel history, go there. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Immer-gern-unterwegs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amble through the charming cobblestone streets, beautiful medieval centre seemingly frozen in time and encircled by a fortified town wall that remains intact after centuries. See the wonderful market square lined by quaint half timbered houses and the Old Town Hall. A perfect day out

Thank Frances L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved Rothenburg - pronounced "Roten - burg" meaning red castle. A burg is more a rough castle often used as a fortress to protect the city than a grand palace. I love Rick Steve's guidebooks partly because they always have a self guided walking tour....More

1  Thank RandRCalifornia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The city lives up to its billing as a lovely medieval town, with centuries' old buildings still in use. A nice place to walk around

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rothenburg is a really pretty city - very Grimms fairytale! We had one full day in which to explore the city, which we felt was enough time. We followed the tower walk around the city wall (takes a couple of hours) which was enjoyable with...More

1  Thank MollysMum50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the Night Watchman Tour - very informative and entertaining to say the least...I would do it again.

Thank DanGrover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The old town is such a special place because it was so well preserved.Such a beautiful area walking the little streets and squares.Must do experience.

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8 August 2018|
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Response from 929KevinP | Reviewed this property |
Lucky you - a lovely trip. On a rough line from Munich to Cologne, I'd suggest Ulm, Heidelberg and Bernkastel. Ulm for its buildings and cathedral, Heidelberg for the Castle and old town, and Bernkastel for the charming old... More
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Response from fionamacaskill | Reviewed this property |
Sorry very late reply but you can't go wrong with Rothemburg