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Old Town, Rothenburg

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Experience the enchantment of medieval Germany in Rothenburg's Old Town. 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. Take a look at our Rothenburg travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Old Town and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lovely place, always full of charm. Great for walking, cars not really allowed. Sleep there to enjoy without the bus groups of many people. DO NOT MISS the Night Watchman tour. you will never be sorry...  more »
  • 17 years ago, is revisited for the second time since Christmas tour! Street just off a quiet stroll through the streets, but I couldn't eat the delicious grew vain was (not suitable for hours of the medieval crime Museum wanted to go...) And I could feel a little medieval city you want to visit is!
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  • This charming town took my breath away. From the cobblestone streets to the colorful homes, I could not stop taking pictures. If you are looking for a fairytale adventure, then be sure to add this tow...  more »