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Address: Roderschut, 91541 , Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Pleasing to the Eye

The Dutchy shape and hansel & gretelville nature of this piece of medieval architecture sited on an apex of cobble enclosed land is what catches your eye as you walk the wall. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Dutchy shape and hansel & gretelville nature of this piece of medieval architecture sited on an apex of cobble enclosed land is what catches your eye as you walk the wall. A most pleasant surprise.

Thank peter g
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

All it needs is Gingerbread! It is filled with charm, well maintained and very colorful. It sits on an impossibly small plot nearly up against the tower wall. It was a pretty view for us, from the walkway on the tower wall but I don't suppose the people who live (or stay there) feel the same way, looking back at... More 

Thank on_the_go_98765
Buzau, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Placed near the old walls of the city, this extraordinary old house is very little known by the locals.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is nothing special to go out of the way to find but it is a nice building and you get a good view of it from the city walls when walking down the East side.

Thank Photophilplym
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We happened on this by chance when walking the walls. Lovely looking building with unusual shape, it is near the tower you can climb, so woth combining the 2 things. Never went down, the best view is from the walls.

Thank JarraMag
Bavaria, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Das plonlein is the one which is featured on most postcards and not this. This is another building which is also picture - worthy :) Just visit it if you have extra time :) Otherwise it is enough to just visit the plönlein and take a picture.

Thank jibingms
Hiratsuka Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Indeed this is the last surviving craftsman's house from the era, and it is worth a look as you pass by while walking the walls, BUT I can't say it is worth going out of your way to see it, particularly if you have limited time. The shop was last a bicycle repair shop, and before that a blacksmith. You... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

On the city guide it said it was worth seeing so we crossed the whole town just to see it. We really didn't get it. I mean, the house is very nice, but there are so many other nice nice building's around we didn't get why this was given this special treatment. Maybe it was our fault, we did not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beautiful building and symmetry. I loved everything about it. Picture perfect. I want to live in it. A great photo can be taken from the city wall and it is worth a look. Near the Tower. I think I took 20 photos of this - it is in most post cards around the city stores. If you are into buildings... More 

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Wirral England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This building is on virtually all Rothenburg postcards and is lovely to look at. It can be found near the Town Tower that is close to the main car parks. Very photographic.

3 Thank LizMarcWirralEngland

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