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A very beautiful medieval street in the old town

Galgengasse is one of the very beautiful streets located in the old town of Rothenburg ob der... read more

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Beautiful and functional

Not only is this tower picturesque, it also provides easy access to the city outside the walls. It... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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One of Rothenburg's most picturesque and historic streets, this promenade makes for a pleasant stroll.
Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Galgengasse is one of the very beautiful streets located in the old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a wonderful medieval city in Franconia, a region of the south part of Germany. In this street, you can walk , buy some souvenirs in the shop...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Not only is this tower picturesque, it also provides easy access to the city outside the walls. It is both accessible and a worthy stop in its own right.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We have walked the city walls a lot the last couple of days and as we come to the gate ways we climb down the steps and have a good look like we did at this one , read any information we can find ,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank roy v
Reviewed 28 September 2017

One of a number of Town wall gates to this delightful town. All of them are interesting to see. The whole town is a picturesque must see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ye12013
Reviewed 20 July 2017

we entered the city through the Galgentor gate and drove along this street to reach our hotel in city center. It is one of the more traveled roads in the city.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Th plaque on this gate/tower has a few more details than most. I will try to tell you what is translates to. Galgentorturm - Construction period 1330. Due to some street re-routing there were some changes made in the middle section. Well worth a walk...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank davidbmarietta241
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This lovely little street is a nice respite from the crowds in the main square or near some of the more popular sites. It seemed to me that it was mainly a residential street but it leads you from the center of town to the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We entered Rothenburg through the gate on Galgengasse and had a delightful introduction to the city as we strolled along past the picturesque buildings on our way to Marktplatz.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 306neilg
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Galgengasse Translates to "Gallows Alley. Not sure how that ties into one of the towers but given medieval judicial practices, I can picture bodies hanging from the tower as a warning to villans. No bodies hanging now...just a pretty adjunct to the city walls

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Gary C
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is the street leading from one of the entrance into Rothenburg, especially if you came from the direction of the train station. The best view is afforded by climbing onto the tower and look down the street towards the town. Take a walk along...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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