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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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  • I think this is my favorite old town in all of Germany. It is the neatest town. Just loved exploring it. 
  • Entering this midieval walled city, you immediately feel like you have been transported back to the Middle Ages. Cobblestone streets, half timbered gabled houses, the picturesque Renaissance rathaus, ...  more »
  • Walking around here during the Christmas markets is like walking in fairy land. It is worth it and transports a person to centuries ago ambience. The nightwatchman tours start from here and one should...  more »