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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 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Owner description: This famous shop brings all the glitz and glamour of the Christmas holidays year round.

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Edgewood, New Mexico
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119 reviews 119 reviews
49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you like Christmas, then this store is certainly for you. Located in the medieval, walled town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, this store is filled with every kind of Christmas decoration you could think of seeing, many hand-made and precious. The room with the rotating, white Christmas tree is rather spectacular and the museum upstairs is worth a visit.... More

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79 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A must see when in Rothenburg. The store features wonderful hand made and commercially produced christmas ornaments, cuckoo clocks, souvenirs, and more. Purchase a Schwibogen, Pyramide, Nativity, or a wonderful table decorations for your home. OK for children, but be careful items are easily broken. Don't take little children who like to touch everything. Take your time and enjoy the... More

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Fulshear, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What a charming town and store. We were told not to miss this and I'm so glad we allowed the time to go thru. It was amazing! We had to go around twice!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Wow! I was so excited to visit after reading about online. My partner and I went (I'm the christmas lover for sure) and I was so disappointed. The place is beautiful, the decorations amazing but horrible customer service. They walk around like you're going to steal something and very unhelpful!! I'm very disappointed but lovely store!

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Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
74 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This shop is beautiful. We walked out with many very unique Christmas piece. If you love Christmas yo will love this shop

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Bath, Ohio
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113 reviews 113 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

There are several of these stores in town and they are so fun to walk through. Even if you aren't shopping, the displays bring back memories from childhood when the old department stores would put up such fun Christmas displays. Worth the visit even if you aren't buying.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Wow, christmas heaven. This shop is amazing, many different levels of christmas delights, from reasonably priced baubles to amazing hand carved christmas villages, we spent a considerable amount of time in this shop and bought lots for ourselves and gifts too, I would come back again and again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Yes if you like christmas things this is a nice store.... but the staff are so grumpy .. I too dont understand the no pics rule ... they need to get into the present as it is costing them. Today if I was to pin or post some pics they would get many orders but why not be just become... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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181 reviews 181 reviews
50 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I LOVED this store & love this village. My husband has German heritage in his family & we really felt the authenticity of the items in this store, not just touristic junk made in china were you see in a lot of major German cities. This is authentic, so you get what you pay for. We ordered a beautiful music... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We purchased five beer mugs for friends and family back home. The offer of Worldwide Shipping sounded good because the mugs were heavy, and would be difficult to pack into our luggage. Also, with shipping there is no VAT. However, as you can see in the attached photo, the packing was very poor. Only two mugs made it home in... More

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