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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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  • Wow. I had this town in my list for a while and I can see why. I felt I traveled back into the middle age. So well preserved, so small, so beautiful. This town is a MUST for any traveler in Bavaria.  more »
  • neat place to wander around ... wear comfortable shoes since the roads are cobble dand there is lots of up, down and walking  more »

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