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“Old Bakery” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
Ranked #1 of 3 Tours in Lititz
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, established in 1861, is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. As of August 2007, the site is under new ownership. The bakery and store have been completely renovated and are now operated once again by the Sturgis family. Visitors can tour the original pretzel bakery, see soft pretzels being made by hand, and find pretzels baked by the oldest pretzel baking family in the United States.
lancaster pa
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Old Bakery”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

Old pretzel bakery with very good soft pretzels. A bit touristy but then Lancaster County is a bit touristy anymore.

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Dushore, PA
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26 reviews
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“Pretzel for everyone.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

A wide variety of pretzels, something for everyone.

Visited January 2012
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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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“Great fo kids (4 to 10 years)”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

My children enjoyed this because they had a chance to try and make their own pretzel (the pretzel was not actually baked, they just had some dough to pay with). It is a small facility, but worth the trip if you are in Lititz.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Love the hot pretzels!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2012

Get there early if you want hot pretzels. We drove 4 hours to get to this place (on our way to Hershey). We got there an hour before closing and were sold out of the hot pretzels. :(

Visited November 2011
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Florida
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“Good pretzels, beautiful town”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

A trip to Lititz wouldn't be complete without a visit to Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery. While walking through the town, make sure to stop there, you won't be disappointed.

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