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Siebers Tower

Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #14 of 36 Attractions in Rothenburg
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Owner description: This medieval tower, part of Rothenburg's old city gates, once marked the southern entrance to the city.
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Nahant, MA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It was quite a chore climbing to the top of the tower and is not for anyone with any problems but it was worth it. The views were incredible. You could walk around the tower (very carefully, I might add) see Rothenburg in all it's glory. It was a great place to take some unique pictures of all that was... More

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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142 attraction reviews
395 helpful votes 395 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This tower is surrounded by beautiful buildings and foes make for a great photo but as already stated it is very busy and difficult to get a clear picture. We found a great time and that was on an early morning walk at 7.30am. There was hardly anyone out and about and we took many uninterrupted photos. We also found... More

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Aurora, CO
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190 attraction reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This tower is in most of the pictures you see of Rothenburg and it the most photographed spot in this beautiful town. It is a busy area because of it's popularity and difficult to get a picture without lots of people in it. We purchased a colored sketch drawing of this spot in one of the nearby shops.

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Ottawa, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This tower is not in and off itself so special but part of the package when you walk the old medieval walls. It is neat to see preserved tower gates.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

Siebers Tower (circa 1385) served as an entrance to Rothenburg for about 150 years, until the building of the Spital Bastion in the sixteenth century. Walking in through the archway, the visitor arrives at the picturesque Plönlein Triangular Place. Fishermen once stored their fish in the cages next to the fountain.

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