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Address: 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Rothenburg has made a concerted effort to preserve its medieval heritage,...

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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Picturesque walled city

Around every corner in Rothenburg ob der Tauber there is an incredible house, building, or view. Highly recommend visited here for the charm, restaurants, and shopping.

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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Around every corner in Rothenburg ob der Tauber there is an incredible house, building, or view. Highly recommend visited here for the charm, restaurants, and shopping.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rothenburg is really a fairytale coming true. And while it's clearly geared towards tourists, with every single houses seeming to be merchandise shophouses than true residential homes, it's still tastefully done and its gorgeousness are undeniable. Every shop houses reveal something interesting, be it Christmas museum, teddy bear shops, German doll kiosks, or sinfully sweet bakeries. Schneeballen is a must-try,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Interesting old town. Some beautiful architecture of the past. Lots of gift shops and restaurants. Loads of tourists. One disappointing factor is the hundreds, yes hundreds of cigarette butts that litter the streets. It would make sense to have some sort of disposal receptacles for them. It certainly is disgusting to see them all over the cobbled streets. It certainly... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being overrun by tourists, this little town has kept its beauty and cleanliness. Though I have heard that it can get very busy due to tourists, I did not see this in early April. I recommend getting their snowballs, a fried dough of some sort. One note: Most shops are closed on Sunday.

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manacor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful village where to get lost on the romantic route. The visit to the city can be done in mid-day, there are enough candy shops to buy the typical dessert of the city, the Schneeball. It is worth doing the night tour with the Nightwatchman, who explains the history of the city, in English.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this city it is beautiful from every point you see it. It is exactly as you can imagine Germany from the fairy tales.

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Malmsbury, Australia
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Rothenburg is well and truly on the well-worn tourist track but is so damned quaint and ridiculously photogenic that it really is a must see. There are lovely old buildings as far as the eye can see, and the old town walls and the Burggarten are well worth some time. We stayed in Nuremberg and caught the train down for... More 

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We made a day trip to Rothenburg while staying in Nuremburg. Except for the actual surrounding wall (which is quite cool to walk on), I found the town to be inauthentic and overly expensive. It could be that I was expecting too much based on all the 'must see' rave reviews, but it was a disappointing visit. It makes for... More 

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Frazer, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber is one of the best kept secrets in Germany. It is like going back in time. If you are a fan of Game of Thrones you may at times feel like you are on a set of the show. Take a look at my pics and they will speak for how the town really looks!! Like... More 

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Typical medieval town with a lot of history and anecdotes the church of saint jacobo impressive, but very early closed suveniers shops and restaurants little variety to go to eat or buy, it seems that they are not very interested in tourism

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