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Old Town, Rothenburg

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Neighborhood Historic Site
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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  • The village , or small city if you prefer is fantastic , full of beautiful medieval houses, cobbled stone roads , green parks at the edge of the village centre, a miracle in June. I  more »
  • A very charming town filled with history. Old city walls, typical old Fachwerk houses, nice shops, delicious food, perfect town for visit  more »
  • One of the most beautiful European towns I have ever seen. So authentic and charming. Don't miss this one.  more »