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Burgtor und Burg, Rothenburg
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Built in 1356 after the castle of Rothenburg was destroyed, Burgtor und Burg served as the city's main gate and fortification. Notice the smaller door hidden within the larger gate: this allowed a single person to pass through without opening the entire gate, thus protecting the city from possible attack. Also look for the mask face near the top of the gate, a spot into which hot tar was poured through and onto enemies. The coat of arms of both the city and the empire adorn the wood. A visit to Burgtor und Burg represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rothenburg itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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Burgtor, es otra de las puertas de acceso a Rothenburg, y la que a mí particularmente más me ha gustado. Desde Markplatz, (Ayuntamiento), pasando por Herrngasse, se llega en pocos minutos hasta Burgto... read more »Burgtor, is another of the access doors to Rothenburg, and that to me particularly more I liked. From Markplatz, (Town Hall), passing through Herrngasse, will arrive in a few minutes until Burgtor. The door of the Castle, Burgtor, is today the entrance to the gardens of the Castle, a small and beautifully Park, which is for the enjoyment of everyone. The banks that exist along the trails invite continuously to stop and enjoy the peace and relaxation, there is breathed out of the hustle and bustle of tourists, in the historic heart. Also from here you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city and of the Tauber Valley. Not go away from Rothenburg, without stopping by here, you will like.show original
Das Burgtor ist der Eingang zum Burggarten und lohnt jeden Besuch. Man kann sich an den Bänken aufhalten und die Menschen und den Garten beobachten. Zugleich ist es ein Doppeltor mit hohem Turm und au... read more »The Castle gate is the entrance to the castle garden is well worth every visit. You can adhere to the benches and watch people and the garden. At the same time, it is a double gate with high tower and sophisticated mounting. Because the environment is car-free, it is in my opinion the most beautiful gate, especially with children.show original
Il vecchio castello, distrutto da un terremoto, sorgeva proprio qui davanti, dove ora c'è il giardino. La torre e i suoi bastioni sono imponenti di conseguenza. Da notare la curiosa caditoia per la pe... read more »The old Castle, destroyed by an earthquake, was located right here in front, where now there is the garden. The tower and its ramparts are impressive accordingly. Note the curious storm drain for pitch-shaped mouth, which was used to advise against the attackers of the gate of the tower.show original
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