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A gate for all hours

We visited this gate at night and in the morning. At both times it was shrouded in mist. This... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Perth, Australia
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Nice tower.

This is the entry to the town via the the Burggarten, a nice walk to take away from the crowds... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Burgtorturm is one of the towers located in the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a wonderful medieval city in Franconia, a region of the south part of Germany. If you walk around old town, I am sure you see it. In fact, it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

If this tower was anywhere but Rothenburg, it would be spectacular. As it is, it's kind of middle of the road compared to the others.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this gate at night and in the morning. At both times it was shrouded in mist. This added to the atmosphere. It is also a gateway to the Burggarten and views of Rothenburg and the river below. Worth the effort to visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Keathswa
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Burgtorturm was a nice tower gate guarding entrance to the town of Rothenburg from Burggarten. The two structures, former guard house and customs office, had been rebuilt around 1600 after destruction by earthquake. Now many visitors come here to tour around the garden and view...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is the entry to the town via the the Burggarten, a nice walk to take away from the crowds. Particularly beautiful in the winter when it is lit up quite early.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank beppo81
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The castle gate is beautiful whether you see it in the day or at dusk. It leads to the Burggarten whch is a nice walk. The structure is lit at night and its very atmospheric. There is also a mask with a mouth on the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Burgtor (Castle Gate) was built after Rothenburg Castle was destroyed by an earthquake in 1356. The two round buildings, built before 1600, were the former guard house and the customs house where visitors entering the town paid their toll. Hot pitch was poured on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank kiwibuddy1
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