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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  • We were so excited to be in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, we had a hard time sleeping, so we finally gave up around 4:30 a.m. and left our apartment to climb the town wall. We had the walkway to ourselves...  more »
  • This is the wall that surrounds the city. We have stairs in some places, climbing from a and perspective with little down and roamed the streets.
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  • Lovely old walls. Definitely worth finding a set of steps & wondering round for a little while. You get a great view of the city from some spots too.  more »

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