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Overlooking the winding course of the Tauber, the town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber is surrounded by imposing ramparts. Its gabled houses, narrow streets and refreshing fountains all create an authentic medieval atmosphere. The town originally boasted two castles, the first imperial, the second belonging to a count, built opposite each other high above the town, but both were destroyed by an earthquake in 1356. Nowadays this unspoiled, picturesque town looks much as it did in the Middle Ages, making it a delightful place to visit.

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  • Ramparts Recommended Recommended

    D - 91541 Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber

    The very well-preserved ramparts and 13C and 14C towers are open to the public. The southern entry to the town is defended by the Spitaltor (hospital gate), a massive 16C bastion surrounded by two inner oval-shaped courtyards.

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  • St James' Church Interesting

    Klostergasse 15 D - 91541 Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber

    The pride and joy of this graceful, Gothic two-chancel church is a masterpiece by Tilman Riemenschneider: the "Holy Blood" Altarpiece (1504), which depicts Judas from behind looking at Christ. In the nearby square stands the Renaissance bui..

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  • Town Hall Interesting

    Marktplatz 1 D - 91541 Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber

    The Gothic part of the town hall, its gable topped by a 60m-high belfry, is 14C, while that facing Marktplatz, with its octagonal staircase, is Renaissance. The Imperial Gothic hall, vaults (museum) and belfry, which commands a fine view of the town,..

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  • Tilman Riemenschneider

    Georgengasse 11-13 D - 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    This traditional, 16th-century hotel offers Franconian food, a fitness area and country-style rooms. It stands in the centre of Rothenburg, a 2-minute walk from the St. Jakob church. All rooms at the 4-star Tilman Riemenschneider feature flat-screen..

  • Hotel Klingentor Garni

    Mergentheimer Straße 14 D - 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    Just 300 metres from Rothenburg’s pretty old town, this family-run hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free rental bicycles, and free parking. The non-smoking Hotel Klingentor provides individually decorated rooms with cable TV and a private bathroom. There is..

  • Akzent Hotel Schranne Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Schrannenplatz 6 D - 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    Prix Prices from : 83 €

    This family-run hotel is a 17th-century building at the heart of Rothenburg ob der Tauber's historic quarter, beside the old town walls. Traditional German cuisine is served here. The 3-star Akzent Hotel Schranne provides rooms with traditional wood..

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