Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 152 m
Descend 151 m

Explore Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Germany with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Sight 1: Topplerschlösschen

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The Toppler Schlösschen is a small late medieval residential tower in the Taubertal near Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Wikipedia: Topplerschlösschen (DE)

848 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Rintfleisch-Pogrom-Gedenkstein

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The Rintfleisch or Rindfleisch movement was a series of massacres against Jews in 1298. The event, in later terminology a pogrom, was the first large-scale persecution in Germany since the First Crusade.

Wikipedia: Rintfleisch massacres (EN)

63 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Stauferstele

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Stauferstelen are octagonal memorial stones that were reminiscent of the Staufer, which were Roman-German kings and emperors in the High Middle Ages. The sculptor of this monument is Markus Wolf from Stuttgart-Plieningen.

Wikipedia: Stauferstele (DE)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Franziskanerkirche

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The Franziskanerkirche in Rothenburg o.d. Tauber is the monastery church of the former monastery of the Franciscans in Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria. The church is now Evangelical Lutheran parish church.

Wikipedia: Franziskanerkloster Rothenburg ob der Tauber (DE)

246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: St. Jakob

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St. James is a Lutheran church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany, which serves as a church on the pilgrimage route to St. James Church in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. It has two towers.

Wikipedia: St. James's Church, Rothenburg ob der Tauber (EN), Website

1002 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 6: Double Bridge over the Tauber River

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Double Bridge over the Tauber River

The Tauber Bridge at Rothenburg ob der Tauber is an historic road bridge that spans the Tauber Valley west of the town centre of the Middle Franconian town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria. The structure carries a local link road to Leuzenbronn and the Tauber Valley Way and has a 4.0 metre wide roadway and a 1.0 metre wide footpath.

Wikipedia: Tauber Bridge, Rothenburg ob der Tauber (EN)


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