Old Town, Rothenburg

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Experience the enchantment of medieval Germany in Rothenburg's Old Town. Comprising part of the famous Romantic Road, the neighborhood is considered one of the country's most well-preserved medieval quarters. Its 13th-century architecture is enclosed by the old city wall. Tour the antique storefronts and medieval houses that line the cobblestone streets. Then climb the 61 m (200 ft) tall Roedertor tower to admire the city's signature red-roof skyline. Don't leave before trying the traditional Schneeballen, or sugar-covered fried dough. To visit Old Town and other attractions in Rothenburg, use our Rothenburg trip builder app .
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  • This little city feels like a dream. Tony old houses, cobblestone streets. If you want to feel history, go there. You will not be disappointed!  more »
  • Amble through the charming cobblestone streets, beautiful medieval centre seemingly frozen in time and encircled by a fortified town wall that remains intact after centuries. See the wonderful market ...  more »
  • Loved Rothenburg - pronounced "Roten - burg" meaning red castle. A burg is more a rough castle often used as a fortress to protect the city than a grand palace. I love Rick Steve's guidebooks partly b...  more »
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