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Rodertor, Rothenburg

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#3 of 20 in Historic Sites in Rothenburg
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For sweeping views across Rothenburg, climb to the top of Rodertor, part of the old city gate. Most visitors come to this town to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of bygone medieval days, and this structure draws big crowds with its 360-degree panorama, especially popular at sunset. Centuries ago the city executioner lived in this neighborhood and carried out harsh sentences in the moat just below the tower. Partially destroyed during World War II, the meticulously restored tower now serves as a romantic entrance into the city. Follow the medieval town wall, and don't forget to bring your camera. Put Rodertor at the forefront of your travel plans using our Rothenburg travel planner.
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  • The Rodertor is one of the five gates of the Medieval Rothenberg. It is a beautiful part of the Rothenberg city wall and self-guided Altstadt walk. Truly lovely entrance to the gardens area with a... 
    The Rodertor is one of the five gates of the Medieval Rothenberg. It is a beautiful part of the Rothenberg city wall and self-guided Altstadt walk. Truly lovely entrance to the gardens area with a...  more »
  • The gateway to the gorgeous gardens is a photographers delight! Peaceful, quaint, straight out of a Grimms Fairytale! 
    The gateway to the gorgeous gardens is a photographers delight! Peaceful, quaint, straight out of a Grimms Fairytale!  more »

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