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Altstadt, Rothenburg

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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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  • A very beautiful town. However, quite touristy as one would expect and therefore I would prefer other similar German towns 
    A very beautiful town. However, quite touristy as one would expect and therefore I would prefer other similar German towns  more »
  • Rothenburg can rightly wear it's old Germanic tourist crown with pride. They've managed to keep the tacky tourist trappings down (though they're still to be found of course) and as such it retains a.....  more
    Rothenburg can rightly wear it's old Germanic tourist crown with pride. They've managed to keep the tacky tourist trappings down (though they're still to be found of course) and as such it retains a.....  more »

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