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Address: Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
Description: An old-fashioned bridge and street lined with pretty houses dating back to...
An old-fashioned bridge and street lined with pretty houses dating back to the Renaissance.
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Located in the old part of Erfurt this medieval bridge is a wonderful area to visit. One end has a park while the bridge itself has a number of little shops full of interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Located in the old part of Erfurt this medieval bridge is a wonderful area to visit. One end has a park while the bridge itself has a number of little shops full of interesting goods to browse through. As well many of the house and restaurants in the area are very old which makes the architecture a pleasure to behold.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I went to this bridge with friends, and absolutely adored it. The bridge is full of little shops and boutiques, and is very colourful. On one side of the bridge there is a street, but on the other side, there is a park with a beautiful view of the whole bridge. A great place for a picnic lunch, or to... More 

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Auburn, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We walked over the bridge twice without realizing we were on it. You have to go around to a park on the back side to see and appreciate it.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

After dinner stroll we liked it so much we returned the next day and noted a gelato in front f the fountain

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife and I toured Germany by train and we decided to stop overnight in Erfurt on our way to Dresden from Nürnburg. I had read that it was a nice town to visit, but I was taken aback by what a gem it really is. The fact that Erfurt did not sustain much damage during WWII means that the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful bridge with small house that still operates as a commercial street. Well worth visiting.

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Center of Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Merchants' Bridge in Erfurt is one of the most famous bridges in Germany. There are attractive little shops on it. You will enjoy the views from the bridge and from around. The bridge is situated in the medieval part of Erfurt. Enjoy a unique combination of ancient and contemporary flair.

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Chisinau, Chisinau, Moldova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I have never been to Venice, but I think this place is somehow like it. Old, but very well preserved, it hosts the small shops of merchants with all kind of traditional and modern stuff for those who want to take a piece of this place home or are looking for a nice gift.

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Buenos Aires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Cute houses with plaster and timber with their panel glass windows, and tiny stores along a narrow road : a real bridge with houses upon it, True middle ages. A must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a lovely place to visit, and the chocolate/ice cream shop is absolutely worth the line. Visit the church tower at one end for great views of the city. The shops are cute. The architecture of the bridge itself is pretty amazing, so go around to the footbridge just downstream a bit and get a good view.

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Address: Address: Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia  >  Erfurt

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