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Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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Type of sights

Old town

 

Name and address

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

DE-91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Geodetic coordinates

49.377126 10.179060

Communication

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Plönlein mit Sieberstor und Kobolzellertor
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Plönlein mit Sieberstor und Kobolzellertor
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Herrngasse mit Rathaus
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Herrngasse mit Rathaus
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Stadtbefestigung mit Klingentorturm
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Stadtbefestigung mit Klingentorturm
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Panorama
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Panorama

Rothenburg ob der Tauber (German pronunciation: [ˈʁoːtənbʊɐ̯k ɔp deːɐ̯ ˈtaʊbɐ]) is a town in the district of Ansbach Wikipedia Icon of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany, well known for its well-preserved medieval old town, a destination for tourists from around the world.

Rothenburg was a Free Imperial City from the late Middle Ages to 1803.

Main sights

Museums
  • The Criminal Museum (Kriminalmuseum) gives an insight into judicial punishment over the last 1000 years. Exhibits include instruments of torture, shrew's fiddles, scold's bridles, medieval legal texts and guidance on witch trials.
  • Imperial City Museum (Reichsstadtmuseum) with the municipal collections and a weapon collection
  • Doll and Toy Museum (Puppen- und Spielzeugmuseum)
  • Schäfertanz Museum
  • Christmas Museum Wikipedia Icon (Weihnachtsmuseum)
  • Craft House (Handwerkerhaus) which shows the everyday life of craftsmen's families in Rothenburg in 11 rooms.
  • Historical vaulting and state dungeon
Buildings
  • St. James' Church Wikipedia Icon with its Holy Blood reredos by Tilman Riemenschneider, another Riemenschneider altar (Altar of the Holy Cross) is in the Detwang church.
  • Town wall
  • Plönlein
  • Spital bastion
  • St. Wolfgang's Church by the Klingentor gate (fortified church)
  • Great hall of the castle (St. Blasius' Chapel)
  • Toppler Castle in the Tauber valley
  • Double bridge Wikipedia Icon over the Tauber
  • Historic town hall with clock tower and Meistertrunk clock
  • Altes Brauhaus Wikipedia Icon
  • Old Smithy
  • Old Town Hall
  • Monastery
  • Franciscan church

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