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Leave the tourists behind

If you are heading to the medieval church, this is on your way. Quite nice and off the beaten track.

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Navan, Ireland
This is very attractive

We loved the look of this gateway from the garden , it has soo many features and was erected... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
roy v
Traralgon, Australia
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you are heading to the medieval church, this is on your way. Quite nice and off the beaten track.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

We loved the look of this gateway from the garden , it has soo many features and was erected shortly after the castle was destroyed by the earthquake in 1356. Here is the tallest gate tower in the town and on the middle gate look...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank roy v
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Burgtor and Burg was another small gate located at the entrance of a garden at the far side of the town. In medieval times, this narrow gateway stopped the late comers from returning to town unless they paid the necessary toll fee. Currently entry to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The Burgtor is a magnificent site, especially when you walk thru it to the other side and view it from the garden where the original medieval castle stood until destroyed by an earthquake centuries ago. The view of the first gate surrounded by its two...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This gate and tower that leads to the old castle grounds which are now the gardens are picturesque and house some artists shops. Enjoy a slow stroll through them, similar to the other gates around Rothenburg but perhaps a bit better for photos.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This narrow gateway now provides access to the garden but in medieval times it was apparently available to late comers to the city who could enter one at a time (provided they paid the toll). It was made deliberately narrow to afford restrictions to entry...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MichaelN779
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This defensive gate had to protect the old town, so the attacker came from the west. Who wants to leave the town in the night had to leaf this part because you could go out to the so-called needle eye which was a small passage....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is such a a beautiful entrance and little park, not to mention a great viewing area for some of the town walls.This is not very far from the Town Hall square so be sure to make the short walk to get some great photos....More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank RHtravels
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This tower and the park beyond it are my favorite part of Rothenberg. Looking back towards the tower and town, it looks like a fairytale place., something otherworldly. Be sure to visit during the day for the views over the walls, and at night, to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank springlering
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This double gate is one a several in town but is impressive in its own right. It leads to where the castle once sat and you can only imagine what it must have been like. Only one building from the castle remains which is the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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