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“great view”

Rothenburg Town Hall (Rathaus)
Ranked #3 of 62 things to do in Rothenburg
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Owner description: The city hall of this picturesque, undeveloped village reflects its anachronistic spirit.
Matzenbach, DE
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“great view”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

There is a great view at the top of te tower. many stairs but not a problerem for the able bodied. a bit crowded at the top, take a turn about snap a photo and back down! worth the view...

Visited May 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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“Tough climb to the top!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The view is amazing but the climb to the top of the tower is limited to slim, fit people. If you are claustrophobic you would have an issue. There is a narrow walkway at the top of the tower so if you are afraid of heights, beware.

Visited July 2013
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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“great views from clocktower”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The clocktower had a great view of the square. There was a good system in place so it was not overcrowded as climbing the small stairs does not allow for easy passing.

Visited September 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“The view from the tower is worth the climb”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

The town hall was undergoing renovation while we were there, so we couldn't enjoy the building itself, but we did climb the tower to view the city from above. The tower is approximately 200 steps and these are narrow, steep, winding steps. The last bit is little more than a ladder! However, the climb was well worth the view. You can get a good view of the town as well as the country side, the two story bridge, the wall, everything. They don't rush you while you are up there, but there is no room to pass by other visitors so you need to keep moving if there are other visitors. The climb down was more exhilarating than the ascent--I ended up descending backwards (like down a ladder) because the stairs were so steep. But this all just added to the experience!

Visited June 2013
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Ballina, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Worth the effort to climb to the top, but climb only if you are feeling fit!”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

The climb was very exciting, especially the last few steps, which decrease in size and depth as you climb. Getting down is equally fraught, but exciting too. I had to climb down as you would a ladder on a ship, backwards, but the thrill of having done it and the spectacular views were well worth it. I'm smiling as I write this :-). Do it!

Visited April 2013
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