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Burggarten

Burggasse, 91541 Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #4 of 36 Attractions in Rothenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Parks, Outdoors
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Greenville, South Carolina
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183 reviews 183 reviews
96 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

these gardens are worth the stroll! Even on a day of wretched visibility, the views of the countryside are beautiful, and the looks back at the towers and wall of the old town excellent. Within the garden itself there are several very interesting sites, ones you'd expect like memorials to early rulers, Frederick Barbarossa among them, but less expected ones... More

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Hiratsuka Japan
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88 reviews 88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Yes, there is a view of the town walls, but unfortunately that's about it. This was the location of the town "castle", but that has been gone a very long time. There are some trees and grass, and the obligatory "holocaust" memorial that seems very out of place. Other than that it is a green space on the bluff overlooking... More

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Olfen, Germany
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107 reviews 107 reviews
52 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went here in Autumn, very nice and the view is fantastic. If you want an escape from the tourists then grab something from the bakery and go to the Burg garden, only a short walk from the Markt platz

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The garden didn't really impress me as there were not a lot of flowers. maybe because i went when it was almost autumn. the view of the town from there is nice but other than that, nothing really special to me.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The gardens themselves are nice, but not spectacular. It's a tranquil place to sit and relax. The views of the valley from the gardens are more impressive.

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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223 reviews 223 reviews
143 attraction reviews
405 helpful votes 405 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We visited this gardens twice. First time was on a walk in the evening and the night view with all the lights was very pretty. The second time was in the morning with the mist raising up out of the valley and again the views over the valley and along the town walls was well worth the return visit.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a beautiful garden on the top of the town with a wonderful foggy, almost esoteric view. It is a nice place to relax as it is quite peaceful and silent. It is ideal for those who dislike crowded places and modern city views, as you will only see a lot of amazing green countryside.

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Denver
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150 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It's the old city gardens of the palace (I think!). In the US, we would more call it a city park. It's not gardens as we would think of them, although there is a small garden in it. It's pretty and clean and well worth visiting. What makes it unique is the location. It's on the west end of the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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261 reviews 261 reviews
185 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Compared to other parks, this is just average. What increases it's rating is the great views over Rothenburg and the countryside. Nice to visit, not necessarily a must do.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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206 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My wife and I had a nice block of free time to use in Rothenburg before our scheduled lunch with the rest of our Viking tour group. It was a hot July day and we were feeling a bit tired, so we decided to stroll to the far end of the main street to rest and reenergize in the Burrgarten.... More

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