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Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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One of the nice tower/gate combinations in the town.

Th plaque on this gate/tower has a few more details than most. I will try to tell you what is... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
David B
Frazer, Pennsylvania
Gallows Lane

This lovely little street is a nice respite from the crowds in the main square or near some of the... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
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Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Th plaque on this gate/tower has a few more details than most. I will try to tell you what is translates to. Galgentorturm - Construction period 1330. Due to some street re-routing there were some changes made in the middle section. Well worth a walk...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

This lovely little street is a nice respite from the crowds in the main square or near some of the more popular sites. It seemed to me that it was mainly a residential street but it leads you from the center of town to the...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We entered Rothenburg through the gate on Galgengasse and had a delightful introduction to the city as we strolled along past the picturesque buildings on our way to Marktplatz.

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Galgengasse Translates to "Gallows Alley. Not sure how that ties into one of the towers but given medieval judicial practices, I can picture bodies hanging from the tower as a warning to villans. No bodies hanging now...just a pretty adjunct to the city walls

Thank G C
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is the street leading from one of the entrance into Rothenburg, especially if you came from the direction of the train station. The best view is afforded by climbing onto the tower and look down the street towards the town. Take a walk along...More

1  Thank konshoe
Reviewed 28 August 2015

An impressive entrance to a walled city. Worth stopping to observe its architecture and to climb up to walk the wall

Thank lovetravel1996
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Stop the car if you going by car. The stairs beside the entrance. You can go upstairs and the most part of the city. And you can walk to the wall as well.

Thank Lucas C
Reviewed 28 November 2014

From the towers along the wall is where you find the steps to the top of the wall where you cac walk along and imaging you are protecting the great town.

Thank Emil T
Reviewed 24 September 2010

The north wall of Rothenburg connects Klingen Tower and gate (circa 1400) on the West with Galgen Tower and gate (14 century) on the East. Each tower provides steps up to the top of the wall. In medieval times, public executions took place just outside...More

4  Thank folieske4
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