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Town Walls, Rothenburg

Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Discover one of the most well-preserved medieval cities in Germany from the Rothenburg Town Walls. Constructed in the Middle Ages, the walls surround the historic city center. They're dotted with fortified towers and impressive 15th-century gates. Walk the towering walls for a view of the city's skyline and preserved medieval structures. You also can climb to the top of the watchtowers for a bird's-eye view of the countryside and city center. Bring a city map with you while walking the wall. By identifying the city buildings, you'll be able to orient yourself. Plan to visit Town Walls during your Rothenburg vacation using our convenient Rothenburg road trip app.
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  • The same wall, the same view! It could be any place in any part of the world. The views, any European town. Go off to other places.  more »
  • Surrounding the center of the town. This walls take you back to how was life in the middle age. Loved the walk around them  more »
  • The walls are in great condition and offer a wonderful view of the town. They are easy to navigate although a few spots are low if you are over 6’. Also note that during COVID the walls are only one.....  more »
  • Also provided with an impressive porch.
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