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Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop

Herrngasse 1, 91541 Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
49 09861-40 90
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Ranked #1 of 4 shopping in Rothenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Shops, Flea/ Street Markets
Traveler Description: Kathe Wolfahrt's Christmas Shop is just off the main square in the charming medieval walled town of Rotenberg and easy to find. There are puppets and... more »
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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235 reviews 235 reviews
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This shop is outstanding and folks who love Christmas will be enchanted! Unfortunately these Christmas items are expensive since the dollar is weak against the Euro.

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Ellisville, Missouri
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

There are so many things in this store! We always buy something small when we are in Rothenburg but this year we purchased something larger and asked that it be shipped. Upon our return home we learned that the item we had purchased was not available for shipment until a later date. No problem...they refunded our money and said they... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

You HAVE TO buy at least one thing from here, especially as a tourist! Every time I come to Germany I have to go to Rothenburg and this is one of the reasons! I love Christmas and I can't tell you how special it is for me to reach for my box of authentic German ornaments and decorations from my... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

If you are looking for a place to buy traditional Christmas decorations, this is the place to go. Obviously during December, it is especially nice with it's own Christmas market but you can go there year round. I buy one of their figures each year and have done so for at least 15 years. Personally i really like the design's... More

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I spent hours and $$$ shopping in the dedicated Christmas shoppe and have the neatest decorations forever from here and fond memories too

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Island of Malta, Malta
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This is an amazing place to buy exclusive christmas gifts. The stuff here are all handmade and really amazing. However, you have to pay the price for them. Most things are very expensive but if you appreciate christmas and wooden handmade things - it would be worth it to spend some money here.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Whilst on a European River Cruise we were bused to Rothenburg. Not only did we wnjoy this beautiful town but we came across this most wonderful and fantasy-style Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop. It is three buildings deep, filled with the most mesmerising and unique Christmas baubles, trees, lights, table linen, music boxes and figurines that you could ever imagine. They... More

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Warwick, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The store is the biggest I have ever seen, if you love christmas this is the store for you. The staff were lovely couldn't help you more. The store is full of things you just don't see in Australia, I had a great time shopping in this store. Will be doing some online shopping soon. Great store

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Aurora, CO
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281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This store is huge with beautiful displays of trees, lights, ornaments, nutcrackers and so much more. You are not allowed to take pictures, there are signs posted as you walk in but I saw many people using their cameras. I found the staff available and helpful. One of the staff even allowed my daughter to take a picture of her... More

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Vandalia, Michigan. USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I have gone into Chicago for the Christmas thing and could not wait to go to Rothenburg to see the Kathe Wohlfahrts christmas shop and museum! I went the in May of this year. As i entered the shop I was excited to see so many beautiful things....As the tourist in this country I was snapping pictures of everything. Suddenly,... More

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