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“Pride and Joy of the Romantic Road” 5 of 5 stars
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Old Town
Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 50 things to do in Rothenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Rothenburg has made a concerted effort to preserve its medieval heritage, and Old Town reflects the historic fruits of this labor.
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“Pride and Joy of the Romantic Road”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If you can, please make it a point of traveling to see this city. It is located in the center of Germany, which makes it easily accessible from almost any area in Germany for an overnight trip. This old walled city is simply amazing in its beauty. Idyllic. I can't tell you how many times I just sat down to take it all in. So peaceful. A must see!

Visited March 2014
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“So charming!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This whole town is just idyllic. Perfectly restored, clean and welcoming. From the outer walls to the central marketplatz the buildings, shops, people are amazing.

This town was saved by tourism and they know it and it shows. This is what Disney tries to do but on a tiny scale and in a totally fake way.

And if you love Christmas then this is the place for you. The most amazing Christmas shop anywhere with quality merchandise, not the junk sold in Walmart or Kmart or any "Mart" in the States.

Visited March 2014
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Roy, Utah
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“History not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Everyone who has visited here says they love it. It's beautiful, and small enough that you can really enjoy walking around the cobbled streets and see this ancient city that slept for 250 years. It's the most preserved midevil city, still surrounded by it's amazing walls. Not to be missed!

Visited March 2014
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A beautiful town, a must see, so much to do. Something to see at every turn. The walls are spectacular and you must climb these. Beautiful park, the criminology museum is interesting and the Christmas Museum was gorgeous. Sops beautiful and Christmas shop spectacular.

Visited March 2014
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“Toy Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Wondrous Magical town. A must see at least once.
But once will not be enough. You have to go at Christmas (best with snow) but crisp and bright works just as well.
Spring is beautiful in blossom walks and wine.
Summer festivals are accompanied by traditional festivals celebrated with beer and wine.
Romantic Rothenburg Is a must.

Visited December 2013
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