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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  • Beautiful fortified wall surrounding the old town of Rothenburg. It is worth both day and night, photographs testify that it is a place with a charm and incredible magic.
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  • Visiting Rothenburg, I was a little confused with the wall, there's not much place for ascent and descent. But the view makes up for ...
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  • A walk on the city wall, you can cancel at any time and descend into the city is an absolute must. The disposals were somewhat smooth due to the weather, danger of falling. Through the loopholes was impressive, as it probably may be received at the siege of the city. But even the look is quite interesting with its old houses "inwards".
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