Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., Rothenburg

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Venture underground to discover the rich, medieval history of Rothenburg at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T.. Housed in a series of vaulted stone rooms underneath the city's Town Hall, the museum features a collection of antiques and artifacts telling the history of the Thirty Years' War. Wander through the museum's themed rooms, such as an alchemist's workshop, depicting life in medieval Regensburg, before heading downstairs to tour the ancient dungeons where Heinrich Toppler met his death in 1408. Put Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T. at the forefront of your travel plans using our Rothenburg trip builder.
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  • Walled town with beautiful scenery. Small but cozy. Worth the ride, yields beautiful pictures.
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  • A series of reconstructions of the interiors and of medieval costumes at the time of the "Meistertrunk". Some news are interesting, but the environments themselves are not anything extraordinary. In the basement there are three small cells.
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  • The Observatory is located in the Tower of the Church, but the access is the building of the Rathaus. The number of simultaneous visitors is limited, due to the small space surrounding the Bell Tower. Only when the light is green which is released the ratchet. The winding stairs are narrow, it takes a good physical preparation to scale them. The ticket window (2 euros), located before the last flight of stairs too steep to almost 90 degrees. But, all that sacrifice is compensated, because the view from the high top of the tower is fantastic,
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  • Don't miss the metal measuring rods of Rothenburg o.d.T. right next to the gate.
  • On the market place as the center of the old town located on a hill above the river Tauber of the former imperial city of Rothenburg with winding cobblestone streets, medieval and frühzeuzeitlichen stone and half-timbered houses surrounded squares, towers and gates enclosing walls with battlements and wall towers standing and with a high gable roof versehener double construction. The front part of the Town Hall is a Renaissance building from the 1570er years with stair Tower, a high corner Oriel, a Baroque arcade stem and large halls with wooden beams inside. Behind it, a Gothic building part with a steep facade, the Gothic Imperial Hall spanned by a mighty wooden beamed ceiling and the 60 m, built between 1250 and 1400 adjacent high Bell Tower, which in the middle of the 16th century received its present form and can be climbed. The Tower wreath then offers a wonderful view over the old town and the city walls. Fireproof vaults, from the 14th century at times when shops were used and under which extend dungeons are located next to the Atrium connecting the two buildings. The built in 1446, Councilman here with an art watch from 1910 to the façade, which (Mayor Georg Nusch drank 3 ¼ liter of wine on the command of General Tilly, and saved the city from destruction) represents the master trunk scene every hour in two slug Windows is located next to the Town Hall. At the southern end of the square stands the St. Georgs - or Herterichsbrunnen with ornaments from the late Renaissance, the largest and most beautiful Fountain of Rothenburg. The fountain with the crowning figure of the Knight existing St. George from a slim coat of arms-decorated fountain column is irrigated since the middle of the 15th century. Behind the fountain, the reichsstädtische meat and Tanzhaus is located with a steep late Gothic half-timbered gable. The building was built on the walls of the first town hall. In its cross-vaulted Romanesque basement the stalls of the butchers were housed until the 18th century, the high Hall is a Gothic wooden ceiling been served for celebrations of the citizens. Finally that in addition to the meat and Tanzhaus to located the start of the Herrengasse, equipped with a steep timbered Gables and Oriel Jagstheimerhaus by 1488 the Marie Pharmacy and a courtyard with decorated parapets of the galleries is worthy of mention. The large market square represents the ideal starting point for a walk through the old town surrounded by Gates and the Battlement Tower reinforced with its historic buildings and some places where you feel like on a journey through time in the late middle ages and the early modern period. Due to the unique ambience and flair of past centuries, Rothenburg ob der Tauber is one of the most interesting cities in Germany and is today probably the prime example of a medieval town.
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