Town Walls, Rothenburg

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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 biggest advantage of walking through the walls it is possible to look at the city from an unusual perspective. Admiring the buildings and the gardens is worth the effort.
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  • We walked the whole round trip three times during our visit at different times of day and noticed how life in the town changes with the light. We got a very different impression about the town than wh...  more »
  • Got some great photos at sunset from on the wall, had a nice relaxing walk with few people out at that time (dinner time).  more »

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Consider lodging in a guesthouse or bed and breakfast located in the city's Old Town. Lodging outside the walls may save a few dollars, however. Many lodging options are close enough to offer access to city sites on foot.
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