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Gerlachschmiede

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Address: Roderschut, 91541 Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Charming old house

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Buzau, Romania
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Buzau, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

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

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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.

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Jarrow,England
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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.

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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.

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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We walked down to the bridge just to see what it was, well worth the walk. I do not. Understand why it was built that way but still worth the look.

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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.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2010

The Gerlach blacksmith, an old Forge, located in the vicinity of the Rödergate (one of the bulwarks in Rothenburg ob der Tauber) is one of the most attractive half-timbered houses in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The building has received a new painting so the beautiful coat of arms and other details are clearly visible. It is one of the most... More 

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