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Address: Marktplatz 1, Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber, 91541 Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Rothenburg has made a concerted effort to preserve its medieval heritage...
Rothenburg has made a concerted effort to preserve its medieval heritage, and Old Town reflects the historic fruits of this labor.
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Its like a fairy tale

Its a small town and so nice very harry potter theme. We spent 2.5 hours in town travelling all the way from munich for less than 6 hours but its worth it

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Its a small town and so nice very harry potter theme. We spent 2.5 hours in town travelling all the way from munich for less than 6 hours but its worth it

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Lovely old place which has a rich history and was held up as a model town by the Nazi's. Hit by the Americans during the war 40% has been rebuilt but this doesn't distract from its beauty. Lots of photo opportunities and many films made here including Harry Potter and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Make sure you try schneeballen a... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A really fantastic place to explore. Everywhere you look the view is extremely picturesque. We stayed for 4 days and explored the town at a staedy pace for about 2½ days. The walls are great to explore and each of the gates has there own character and style and its all free! We explored the romantic road and to be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Cobblestones streets, medieval architecture great shops, who could ask for more. The old town has all of the charm of yesteryear. You could simply spend all day wandering the streets.

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Montville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

When visiting Rothenburg, there are a number of ways to get there. First of all make sure you are going to Rothenburg ob der Tauber because there are a number of Rothenburgs in Germany. You can take a train which drops you off east of the city and a 15 minute walk to get into the heart of the city.... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We took in the sites of Bavaria and the surrounding areas for a week and Rothenberg was my favorite! From a walk atop the city wall, to the architecture, and Christmas shoppes...this was my favorite place we visited! I only wish we would have had more time!

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Truly the amazing atmosphere of a historic German Village. Highly recommend spending the day wondering around and visiting this beautiful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

You should definitely make a visit to this town. Some lovely shops and beautiful city. A must see in your tour of Germany.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a great place. We spent 24 hours here and while we got to see all the primary sites, I wished we had spent more time. Every street in the old town is enchanting and we did not tire of simply walking around. Even my 3 kids enjoyed walking this town!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Wonderful, it's hard to believe a city like this exists! Wonderfully restored! Go out of you way to visit this city. You will not be disappointed.

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