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Altstadt, Rothenburg

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Experience the enchantment of medieval Germany in Rothenburg's Altstadt. Comprising part of the famous Romantic Road, the neighborhood is considered one of the country's most well-preserved medieval quarters. Its 13th-century architecture is enclosed by the old city wall. Tour the antique storefronts and medieval houses that line the cobblestone streets. Then climb the 61 m (200 ft) tall Roedertor tower to admire the city's signature red-roof skyline. Don't leave before trying the traditional Schneeballen, or sugar-covered fried dough. To visit Altstadt and other attractions in Rothenburg, use our Rothenburg trip builder app.
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  • The centre of the town is located inside a big old castle, Its worth two or three days just to see some of it  more »
  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber is very special place in Beieren, with some specials like christmas store very famous  more »
  • We were totally charmed by this lovely town. My husband had been 40 years ago--I had not been before this trip. Immediately post-Covid opening, we were thrilled that the crowds were lively but...  more »

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