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Gerlachschmiede

Roderschut, 91541 Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #14 of 37 Attractions in Rothenburg
Type: Historic Sites
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Hiratsuka Japan
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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220 reviews 220 reviews
174 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
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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649 attraction reviews
615 helpful votes 615 helpful votes
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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