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Untere Schmiedgasse 16-25, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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All reviews picturesque spot famous photo half timbered building avoid the crowds taking photos lots of shops medieval town fairy tale cobbled streets visited rothenburg the main square old city plonlein tower germany selfie glocke
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plönlein is one of the most photographed location in the Rothenburg. It is the narrow Fachwerk house with a fountain at front of it, guarded by Siebersturm (left) and Koboltor (right). Fountain provided water for the citizens at middle ages. The word Plönlein is believed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mWrite
Reviewed March 7, 2019

This is a "must place to visit while in Rothenburg" what a great sight and it really looks like in all the broschures

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susanne412
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Agree with one of the travelers below, there are many other small streets with better photo view than this

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Declesef
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

You can find this place easily by following most tourists who then stop to take a picture. That gets very hard in direct proportion to the number of tourists around - us of course included 😉. It embodies Germany for many - old gate in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christine_sing
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Typically Germanic view as you would expect to see on a chocolate box. Old buildings, cobbled streets and it just feels historical. It is of course a tourist magnet at nearly all hours of the day, but if you happen to get a 'people free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RealHoltyboy
Reviewed December 19, 2018

One of the best photo spots imaginable. Also, don't miss the cute shops in the area, where we purchased (quite cheaply) unique, fantastic Christmas presents for all our friends.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BenJamIno0303
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Gorgeous and one of the most photographed places in Europe. The Plonlein never fails to amaze. You can't miss it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Das Plonlein is one of the very beautiful places located in the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a wonderful medieval city in Franconia, a region of the south part of Germany. Here you can see some medieval buildings, a medieval tower and other...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

I found better views elsewhere in Old Town. Much better just walked around and see. This particular spot has no special beauty.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Franco_Reviewer
Reviewed November 23, 2018

I grew up with a painting of this on the walls of our home, and for the longest time, didn't know where it was, or if it was even a real home or house. One can only think of it was a myth in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 12, 2018|
Response from Ana_L_23 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I do not know...
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Response from BSpecialTours | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there are I think about 8 different fountains in Rothenburg. One is in front gf the Plönlein where the streets divide and where the half-timbered house is. Another one is at the main market square, then there is the... More