One Day with Family in Rothenburg, Germany

One Day with Family in Rothenburg, Germany, Rothenburg, Germany (B)

The complete name is ‘Rothenburg ob der Tauber’. This is the medieval town with red-roofed houses looking over the river Tauber. Hence the name. Here is a guide to how to spend One day with family in Rothenburg, Germany.

The city was founded in 970 whereas the fortress was built later in 1080. It was almost the mid-1200s when the city got its fortified boundaries, marketplace and town church. In the period of kind Rudolph, the city became an imperial town with its autonomous recognition.

Later, due to wars and various epidemics, the town lost its political significance in the 16th century. But it still retained its imperial credentials.

After about 45% demolition in world war II, today the city is rebuilt and represents a beautiful medieval town.

The old town itself is very beautiful. One can simply wander through lanes and admire the architecture, medieval time shop signs and local lifestyle. There are parks, museums, forts, churches and water mills which are worth visiting. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: One Day with Family in Rothenburg, Germany
Guide Location: Germany » Rothenburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Varsha Gawai
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. Georg fountain
  • Schmiedgasse
  • Market square
  • Ploenlein
  • Christmas museum
  • Criminal museum
  • Burgtor
  • Burggasse