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Address: Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Description: This medieval tower, part of Rothenburg's old city gates, once marked the...
This medieval tower, part of Rothenburg's old city gates, once marked the southern entrance to the city.
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Always going Home There.

Just something else to see in Rothenburg - A World Heritage site. Be sure to see the Christmas Store off the main Square. Lots to see here. I am American but it is my ancestor's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Tampa,fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Just something else to see in Rothenburg - A World Heritage site. Be sure to see the Christmas Store off the main Square. Lots to see here. I am American but it is my ancestor's home. An Arch was named after my Family.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

There are several medieval guard towers around the walled city. Good to see that they are maintained well, and definitely adds to the atmosphere

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Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

A great tower around a beautiful city. It's a tower with guard point in the top. Can see all the city. It's connected to the wall around the city. Good place to take some pictures.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is so awesome, you can just see the guards at the top of the tower watching for the bad guys. They make the area so spectacular.

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Nahant, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 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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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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Address: Address: Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Rothenburg

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