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Gerlachschmiede

Roderschut, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Best seen from the wall.

If you start at the Rodetor gate and climb the stairs to the old covered city wall, walk clockwise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pathfinndr
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Norman, OK
good photo spot

I am not sure there is much here except a very good photo opportunity. It is easy to find, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bbeerbower
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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Roderschut, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you start at the Rodetor gate and climb the stairs to the old covered city wall, walk clockwise and you will soon come to the house. It makes for a great photo with a tower and the covered wall in the same frame as...More

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure there is much here except a very good photo opportunity. It is easy to find, but would not go out of my way unless I was already walking in that direction.

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 19 June 2017

From the city's walls is where you can get a wonderful view of "The Gerlachschmiede," a wondrously triangular building located between the Röder and the Gallows Tower. This beautifully crafted building is another of the unique photo treasures of the city. Sadly, as were other...More

Thank Carl A
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This beautifully crafted building is another of the photo treasures of the city, like the Plonlein and the Rathaus. The forge house is a rebuilt building. It is seen easily as you walk the wall around the Roder gate and Tower.

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This building is located between the Röder- and the Gallows tower.The building is a reconstruction after complete damaging at the bombardment of the second world war in 1945. Since 1951 it came back with its elegant gables, the nice windows and its colorful coat of...More

1  Thank ralfkrueger2211
Reviewed 13 March 2017

In a city of beautiful buildings, this is quite eye catching while walking the wall. Not exactly city centre like Das Plonlien, but a nice find along the way

Thank codym481
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Gerlachschmiede has the distinction of being a truly triangular building. We were there early one morning, so weren't able to go inside, but it is right up against the town wall near one the better-known gates.

Thank RuthinSC
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Gerlachschmiede is also as popular as Das Plonlein for it photogenic qualities. When you enter through the Rodertor turn left and follow the wall for just a little ways. This house will be behind you on your right hand side. I actually walked past...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This Gerlachschmiede or Old Forge is a pretty building. You can pass it on the street or see it from the walls. I took plenty of photos of it. It is near the Rodertor. Definitely, get a photo.

Thank trishy066
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I walked past Markusturm (highly recommended) to get here, and though it was OK to look at, but then I walked along the town wall (must see attraction) and the view of the house was even better.

Thank Juerg D
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