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Rothenburg Town Hall (Rathaus)

Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 40492
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Great place

The rothenburg town hall will not be missed during your vist . All roads end there. We reached it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Quaint, historical, fairy tale - Rothenburg Marktplatz!

What a wonderful step back into history. This has everything a fairy tale includes. The medieval... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The city hall of this picturesque, undeveloped village reflects its anachronistic spirit.
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Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 40492
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The rothenburg town hall will not be missed during your vist . All roads end there. We reached it on a sunny sunday day and we enjoyed the its architecture and warm color of this town . Lots of coffee shops and restaurants surrounded this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful step back into history. This has everything a fairy tale includes. The medieval atmosphere takes you to another time. As it is a sought after place to see, avoid the crowds by staying over at least one night and going to the...More

Thank Holskeen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

King Conrad III built Castle Hohenstaufen here in 1142. The King had been the King of Italy before becoming the King of Germany and would have been Holy Roman Emperor. Rothenburg sat on two major medieval trade routes, was elevated to a Free Imperial City...More

1  Thank Leogand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic people and atmosphere, Rothenburg is beautiful beyond belief and the shopping and prices are great!

Thank 491rickh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Marktplatz has so many wonderful buildings to see. The Town Hall however does stand out with it shear size. As said before there is just so many beautiful buildings to take in. So take your time and just let your eyes wonder around this...More

1  Thank ye12013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This town hall is colourful and beautifully finished. The square is full of tourists and the history hear is very interesting. A good photo opportunity.

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful square and building. There are restaurants located right at the square so you can have a coffee or a meal and marvel at the architecture and history.

Thank HuntCon
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It's a nice square with Town Hall and you can watch Clock on Tower at time o'clock showing representation while bells are sounding.. When we visited (on saturday) was so crowded but anyway was amazing to visit it.

1  Thank Rogers R
Reviewed 5 September 2017

As you ramble the streets of Rothenburg ODT, you will probably pass through the Rathaus square several times. Well worth it, as we found that each time as we examined the superb old buildings from different angles, we noticed something new. There is an excellent...More

1  Thank 8viveks
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Rothenburg sits at the top of my favorite towns in Germany. The old town within the walls is perfectly preserved. The main street has become a bit touristy, but the architecture is beautiful a walk on the side streets and along the outer walls gives...More

Thank Starlaker45
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