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Merchant's Bridge, Erfurt
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Merchant's Bridge is the only bridge of its kind in Europe north of the Alps. First chronicled in 1117, the other ancient bridges like this one have burned up. This bridge, however, is composed of lime- and sandstone instead of timber. Its long stretch of inhabited buildings features craftspeople displaying and selling pottery, woodcarvings, and blown glass. Check out the 1:1,000 scale model of the bridge in the House of Foundations. To see the whole thing, walk across the bridge and also take a look from above and below. Make Merchant's Bridge a part of your Erfurt vacation plans using our Erfurt vacation route planner.
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  • Atmospheric bridge lined with arty tourist shops on both sides. Erfurt's version of York's Shambles. 
  • The point of interest that you must visit in Erfurt. You must take TIME but this quietly to look at the many small, some unusual and unique shops - and of course also the one or the other "souvenir" to acquire. It is also interesting to look at the whole structure of the bridge from the river bank
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  • Loads with only arteigen Krämerbrücke Erfurt as the second most important Stdt with mediaeval buildings, to the stroll, enjoy, learn and be amazed a. Who wants to dwell on the Krämer bridge must have a shop of the trade (in the broadest sense) to basement. Speak the individual shopkeepers quiet! Maybe begnet them even the nameless Krämer hangover.
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