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Town Walls, Rothenburg

#2 of 62 in Things to do in Rothenburg
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Discover one of the most well-preserved medieval cities in Germany from the Rothenburg Town Walls. Constructed in the Middle Ages, the walls surround the historic city center. They're dotted with fortified towers and impressive 15th-century gates. Walk the towering walls for a view of the city's skyline and preserved medieval structures. You also can climb to the top of the watchtowers for a bird's-eye view of the countryside and city center. Bring a city map with you while walking the wall. By identifying the city buildings, you'll be able to orient yourself. Plan to visit Town Walls during your Rothenburg vacation using our convenient Rothenburg road trip app.
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  • About 4km all the way around, with optional detours outside the walls. Or you can do just a part. Gives a great sense and views of Rothenburg. Very enjoyable and free!  more »
  • The same wall, the same view! It could be any place in any part of the world. The views, any European town. Go off to other places.  more »
  • Also provided with an impressive porch.
  • South door

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