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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. Arrange your visit to Town Walls and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rothenburg using our Rothenburg itinerary maker.
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  • Red Castle not to visit is whether the Tauber is a loss in the Leben.Die to commit town wall a must and gives the wall not more than tour is completely present a nice overview of the old town and its wún beautiful medieval Häuser.Leider. The visit to the Town Hall is very nice and offers a course on the Tower einengen Ross-like panoramic view. Kathe welfare is also worth a visit, where you can commit several transactions. Parking outside of the old city is attached and it comes with a short walk to one of the city gates.
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  • Did not walk far along the town wall because my wife was unable to handle to ancient steps but did enough to get the feel that the old soldiers must have had, except we looked out over BMW's and Volks...  more »
  • If you take a trip into the old town, don't miss a walk along the surrounding wall. It can be a little precarious climbing up the stairs but the view is well worth it. There are also several places ar...  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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