Altstadt, Rothenburg

4.9
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Experience the enchantment of medieval Germany in Rothenburg's Altstadt. 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 Altstadt and other attractions in Rothenburg, use our Rothenburg trip builder app.
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  • Spend at least a day to wander through the picturesque streets, go to the parc just outside the wall for a wonderful view. Walk over the city wall.  more »
  • A wonderful experience of the middle ages. The only problem is the roads and walkways are cobbled and for the elderly this is quite painfull. We don't however, expect the roads to be dug up.  more »

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