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Address: Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

An elegant residential street near the city center.

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What a great street, with so much character and history. It's packed with quaint shops. One can certainly spend lots of time here. Really loved it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Woodstock, Illinois
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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great street, with so much character and history. It's packed with quaint shops. One can certainly spend lots of time here. Really loved it.

Thank Luv2Travel7723
Lombard, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Its a great street full of little shops in a beautifully well preserved small town. Be glad that mot of the allied bombs missed in the war and this city was left standing for our enjoyment today. I was on a tour and wish I had more time.

Thank LostALot22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you are after some really authentic european urban vistas this is a must see. Beautiful cobbled streets and amazingly quaint buildings.

Thank Belinda C
Orange Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Located right by the town hall is this street that will delight anyone with rows of shops, bakeries, and typical row homes in different colors. Best of all was the snowball we purchased that is pieces of dough that is shaped into a ball and deep fried and then you put white powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar or chocolate covered. It's... More 

1 Thank ukienomad
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Schmiedgasse is one of the longest streets in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and its famous for its many shops and restaurants. No way would anyone die of hunger here! As we ventured on these streets we were fascinated by its many different shops. There was one store that displayed numerous Christmas decorations, right in the middle of July! Wow! However,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Right across the Town Hall is Schmiedgasse, sort of the main street of Rothenburg lined with petit shops, bakeries and cafes all housed in a row of colourful townhouses. The street eventually brings you to the ever famous Plonlein which is the most picture perfect triangular intersection in Rothenberg that you have seen in posters, calendars and tourism magazines. Remember... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

.Very nice street which you will surely be walking through your visit in the old town , many liitle shops and boutique. bakeries and coffee shops

Thank Dundun0101
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We first visited Rothenburg in the fall of 1984 and it was magical. This visit in Dec 2015 was not. The crowds over-ran the town. Huge lines, massive crowds mixed with personal cars and commercial trucks.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Pros: It's a street, so it's on every map Cons: Can be very busy and full of tourists This is the "Main Street" in Rothenburg; it runs from the Rathaus and MarktPlatz to the Plönlein. So if you are in town, you will likely be on this street. There are some great shops and cafes, and sights to see as... More 

1 Thank William H
Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

The road leading from Marktplatz to Plonlein is definitely picturesque, lined full with shops offering souvenirs and the fragrant lure of caffeine. My imagination was running full steam, bringing me to wonder: how would this street look like in the medieval past? That was before a honk of a delivery van brought me back to the present.

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