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Rodertor, Rothenburg

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
For sweeping views across Rothenburg, climb to the top of Rodertor, part of the old city gate. Most visitors come to this town to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of bygone medieval days, and this structure draws big crowds with its 360-degree panorama, especially popular at sunset. Centuries ago the city executioner lived in this neighborhood and carried out harsh sentences in the moat just below the tower. Partially destroyed during World War II, the meticulously restored tower now serves as a romantic entrance into the city. Follow the medieval town wall, and don't forget to bring your camera. To visit Rodertor on your trip to Rothenburg, use our Rothenburg travel itinerary planner.
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  • This is another very cool spot in the very cool town. I was on a tour and basically had to run to see things. But this was a highlight. The whole town really is. 
  • This one will go through when you are in the city. Because it is limited between West, East and North to South.
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  • Rodetor, is one of the doors of entrance to the old town and medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber. It is flanked by a high tower of surveillance, which is the oldest of the defensive complex, from the 13TH century. It is located to the East of the city, and is one of the many gates and towers, encountered on a tour of the old town. It is very picturesque.
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  • A complete disappointment!!!! We visited Rothenburg last month and i specifically went on trip advisor to review restaurants as we were only visiting for 2nights and i wanted a special restaurant; this place seemed to rate highly especially for the 'potato dishes'. On the first evening we sat in the side beergarden and ordered a beer, what looked like the landlady came and started sweeping the debris with a brush from the tables, she didn't acknowledge, or even make any form of apology even when almost banging into our chairs. We decided to move inside and started to look for a table, the waitress, who looked like the head one, with a face that a very strict headmistress would be proud of, shook her head when we pointed to one and marched us to one by the door. As we had been travelling all day, otherwise we would have walked out there and then, and the food had been recommended by tripadvisor, we decided just to order our food. My husband had steak and chips, about 24euros and had a sauce, another 4euros, he said the steak was very good, it should have been for the price, there were very few chips and bearing in mind the sauce was extra this was a bit pricey. I decided to order one of their special 'potato dishes', a lot of them were dauphonise and had mozzarella in them. I know from experience you have to be very careful in cooking mozzarella, it ends up like chewing gum if you overcook it, but seeing as this was an expertise potato restaurant i thought they would know. It was inedible, i had to eat around the cheese, i should have made a complaint, the staff never once came over to ask how everything was, they didn't try to make any conservation even when we ordered 2 more drinks and were unsmiling, unfriendly, in fact disgraceful service. Another older couple had ordered the potato pizza, it looked dry and i could see they were struggling to eat it. I would never recommend this restaurant to anyone either on food or service. Please do not waste your money in going to it.
  • The food here is just super in the potato bar. Also, the friendliness of the staff is excellent. Again and again we come here for the food.
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  • Nice beer garden with many potato dishes, but also other smaller dishes. Very nice atmosphere, quiet.
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  • The food quality has been unfortunately massively in recent months and together cut the map. What a pity!
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  • In a secluded and rain beer garden, you get this solid fare around the potato. From pizzas to Gratin: Everything tasty.
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