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Town Walls

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Address: Around the Old Town, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 9861 4229
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You are visiting Rothenburg because of it is a medieval walled city, so you have to explore the walls a bit! Quite fun and interesting to walk around the walls and even briefly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You are visiting Rothenburg because of it is a medieval walled city, so you have to explore the walls a bit! Quite fun and interesting to walk around the walls and even briefly imagine that you actually were relying on them for protection from unknowns with bad intentions. Amazing VIEWS are a big benefit too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Rothenburg, the town walls are a must. They give you an eagle eye view of the city and is a nice break from the crush of the tour groups that are everywhere. Be warned that the wall does not have access all the way around so you may have to go up and down stairs a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice and looking place interesting to walk. It is done in a way to make the people easy to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You can walk along the walls to see views of the town. Good at sunset. You can also walk around the whole wall, takes about an hour. Worth seeing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey, you're in a walled medieval city - you gotta walk the walls. I walked in the afternoon and morning - great way to enjoy the city from (slightly) above. We started down at the Spitalkirche and walked up to Galgentor.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked the walls for 30 minutes or so. You can get on and off at several locations throughout the village. I would recommend going in the late afternoon to view the sunset. Make sure to wear good walking shoes!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got over a little bit of my fear of heights and went with the family for a walk for part of the wall. Be sure to stop and take in the views. Interesting and unique perspective from up there- overlooking town buildings and some homes. My only complaint is that people bring their dogs up there and a few didn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic walk giving an elevated view of the old city you can walk almost the entire perimeter of the city on the wall or you can do stages

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked on the wall, not all the way around, but a good bit. You can see lots of the city as well as outside the walls. We noticed all the bricks that contained names but were not aware until we did the Night Watchman's Tour what the meaning is. After Rothenburg was bombed they sold the rights to help... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting free walk above the historic town of Rothenburg ob der tauber. Narrow and undulating with low beams in places. Pity city has allowed individuals and corporates to buy 'plaques' which have been inlaid into the wall.

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