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Klingentor

Klingengasse, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Walking the walls of the medieval town

It is quite interesting how low the walks are on the walls. you forget that each generation is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ye12013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Walk the wall

I started my wall walk at Galgentor going clockwise, so Klingentor was one of the "other end" bold... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
CodyMav
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Brisbane
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Klingengasse, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is quite interesting how low the walks are on the walls. you forget that each generation is getting taller and taller! Worth a short stroll along a section of walls from one gate to another to get the feel of the way they were...More

Thank ye12013
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I started my wall walk at Galgentor going clockwise, so Klingentor was one of the "other end" bold features of what was a truly memorable experience. Whilst narrow, it is still a regularly used roadway to enter the city

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 20 July 2017

this was a very interesting part of the city wall, great photo stop and easy to find and easy to climb up stairs to walls. It is probably one of the more famous of the towers.

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Great tower you can pay a couple of euros and go up and see all of Rothenburg ob der Tauber and the river valley

1  Thank kurtaggie
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A little out of the way but worth the walk. It was constructed between 1395 to 1400 and stands 37 feet tall. I believe these towers were used as water towers so it is very interesting for those who like medieval construction and architecture. I...More

1  Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This tower with its altitude of 30 meters served a practical purpose since the 16th. century. They installed a copper boiler and made it as a water tower which provided water to the tube fountains of the city. This Klingen gate has another speciality. It...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There are many of these towers/gates in town and all are well worth a visit. Each one has a plaque at the base with some type of explanation. I will try to translate each one as best I can. Klingentor - Construction time was between...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I loved Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Walking the town wall was a lot of fun. Free to do, and you can get some won of the town.

Thank RuthinSC
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Walking this wall was the reason I wanted to take our family to Rothenburg. We looked around the city, went to the Christmas market did some shopping, sightseeing, etc, then went out on a search for some stairs to the wall. By this time the...More

Thank Drsjones
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This gate/tower is a bit off by itself, but nothing in Rothenburg is too far from anything else. The tower is in excellent condition and while not as ornate as some of the other towers is still impressive. Also the gate leads to the magnificent...More

Thank jehenson81
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