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Lot of details at the gate and tower

This Castle gate and tower are full of details. First when coming from old castle garden, you will... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helsinki, Finland
Leave the tourists behind

If you are heading to the medieval church, this is on your way. Quite nice and off the beaten track.

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Navan, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Castle gate and tower are full of details. First when coming from old castle garden, you will see an arch with coat of arms. The tower, after the arch, is the tallest in the city. Just outside of the gate in the garden you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

If you are heading to the medieval church, this is on your way. Quite nice and off the beaten track.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed December 25, 2017

We loved the look of this gateway from the garden , it has soo many features and was erected shortly after the castle was destroyed by the earthquake in 1356. Here is the tallest gate tower in the town and on the middle gate look...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank roy v
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Burgtor and Burg was another small gate located at the entrance of a garden at the far side of the town. In medieval times, this narrow gateway stopped the late comers from returning to town unless they paid the necessary toll fee. Currently entry to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

The Burgtor is a magnificent site, especially when you walk thru it to the other side and view it from the garden where the original medieval castle stood until destroyed by an earthquake centuries ago. The view of the first gate surrounded by its two...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed November 26, 2017

This gate and tower that leads to the old castle grounds which are now the gardens are picturesque and house some artists shops. Enjoy a slow stroll through them, similar to the other gates around Rothenburg but perhaps a bit better for photos.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed May 6, 2017

This narrow gateway now provides access to the garden but in medieval times it was apparently available to late comers to the city who could enter one at a time (provided they paid the toll). It was made deliberately narrow to afford restrictions to entry...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MichaelN779
Reviewed April 28, 2017

This defensive gate had to protect the old town, so the attacker came from the west. Who wants to leave the town in the night had to leaf this part because you could go out to the so-called needle eye which was a small passage....More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This is such a a beautiful entrance and little park, not to mention a great viewing area for some of the town walls.This is not very far from the Town Hall square so be sure to make the short walk to get some great photos....More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank RHtravels
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

This tower and the park beyond it are my favorite part of Rothenberg. Looking back towards the tower and town, it looks like a fairytale place., something otherworldly. Be sure to visit during the day for the views over the walls, and at night, to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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