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Address: Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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An elegant residential street near the city center.

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Shopping to Heart’s Content!

Schmiedgasse is one of the longest streets in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and its famous for its many shops and restaurants. No way would anyone die of hunger here! As we ventured... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2016
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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619 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Schmiedgasse is one of the longest streets in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and its famous for its many shops and restaurants. No way would anyone die of hunger here! As we ventured on these streets we were fascinated by its many different shops. There was one store that displayed numerous Christmas decorations, right in the middle of July! Wow! However,... More 

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Thank Robby G C
Hong Kong, China
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323 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Right across the Town Hall is Schmiedgasse, sort of the main street of Rothenburg lined with petit shops, bakeries and cafes all housed in a row of colourful townhouses. The street eventually brings you to the ever famous Plonlein which is the most picture perfect triangular intersection in Rothenberg that you have seen in posters, calendars and tourism magazines. Remember... More 

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Thank Ricky Y
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

.Very nice street which you will surely be walking through your visit in the old town , many liitle shops and boutique. bakeries and coffee shops

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Thank Dundun0101
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We first visited Rothenburg in the fall of 1984 and it was magical. This visit in Dec 2015 was not. The crowds over-ran the town. Huge lines, massive crowds mixed with personal cars and commercial trucks.

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Thank G C
Orlando, Florida
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125 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Pros: It's a street, so it's on every map Cons: Can be very busy and full of tourists This is the "Main Street" in Rothenburg; it runs from the Rathaus and MarktPlatz to the Plönlein. So if you are in town, you will likely be on this street. There are some great shops and cafes, and sights to see as... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The road leading from Marktplatz to Plonlein is definitely picturesque, lined full with shops offering souvenirs and the fragrant lure of caffeine. My imagination was running full steam, bringing me to wonder: how would this street look like in the medieval past? That was before a honk of a delivery van brought me back to the present.

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

It is pretty much the main street here in Rothenburg. The variety of buildings, businesses, attractions, towers, and cafes will vary from sreet to street but, at the end of the day, not much differentiates the various streets. They are all excellent. For us, this was a great place to put super-dooper pictures of the absolutely most wonderful things we've... More 

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Kaltenbrunn, Bayern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

There are cafes, shops, metzgeri, bakerei, and lots of people watching. Go in the shop that sells the medieval weapons and clothing and go to the basement where they have rebuilt a dungeon with knights at a table. What do you think bent the bars like that?

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Thank Eric S
Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

This street represents what the town is all about. Outdoor cafes with terrific German food along route. Speciality and retail shopping in abundance. If you are a history buff you have hit the "mother load" on this street. Stroll the street you will enjoy... Guaranteed!

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Thank Tony C
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213 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The most perfect street. Amazing. Not miss Rothenburg, rather stay there than go to Munich or some other bug city.

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