Town Walls, Rothenburg

4.8
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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  • Really nice walk along the medieval town walls, offers great views and a good chance to see the town from above. The structure itself does seem slightly unsafe though so caution is required.  more »
  • Castle circuit with 42 towers and a gallery, consisting of plastered stones and half-timbered masonry. Built since the end of the 12th century. The fortifications are beautifully preserved, you can...  more »

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