Rothenburg, Germany

One of the best medieval towns on Romantic Road of Germany, Rothenburg, I was there. A small town easily covered on foot, delighted me with its simplicity. Walking through the covered town wall gave a great view of the town’s roofs of the medieval houses, the winding narrow streets (no vehicles are allowed inside), chimney pots and church steeples.

The streets are dotted with barns that have been converted to hotels, the place is filled with tourists but those don’t spoil the beauty. The pictures are taken from one of the watch towers. You can imagine how well the fort was protected in those days. The last picture has the facades of the buildings there.

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31 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    What a delightful, historical city, Indrani! How I wish I would have known about it while I lived in Germany!! Your photos are the next best thing to being there, they're delightful! Looks as though you had a lovely day as well! Wonderful! Thanks as always for sharing your travels!! Have a great week!


  2. Vaish says:

    They are gorgeous!

  3. Carver says:

    What a great town to visit. You took some wonderful shots.

  4. Mama Zen says:

    What lovely pictures!

  5. magiceye says:

    so beautiful!!
    lovely pictures!!

  6. Martha Z says:

    As always, an interesting and informative post with great pictures. Thank you, Indrani.

  7. Joyful says:

    I love all those red rooftops! I also like the city square where one can relax and people watch.

  8. Rooftop do give a wonderful look to whole town…..

  9. Randi says:

    Terrific captures of a town I haven´t visit. I love historical towns and this is very interesting.

  10. Leovi says:

    Wow, delicious! I like to visit this beautiful city.

  11. Anna says:

    Such a beautiful town to visit, Indrani!
    Love your world…
    Greetings from Holland,
    Anna :-))

  12. Towns without cars are so much more attractive.

  13. eileeninmd says:

    I would love to visit this city. I love the view over all the roof tops. A great post and lovely photos, Indrani!

  14. ladyfi says:

    Such lovely shots! We have some of those old buildings in Stockholm's Old Town too.

  15. kanak7 says:

    Delightful captures, Indrani! I hope I'll be able to visit it some day!

  16. sarah says:

    Hi Indrani
    The old lovely houses are maintenanced well and nice tourist attraction. Actually I have been there. Really fairyland.
    Thank you for visiting my blog.
    Have a fabulous week!

  17. A beautiful town of Germany, superb photos.

  18. George says:

    What a fascinating town. I really like the photos you got from the wall of the town, but the colorful facades of the buildings are beautiful as well.

  19. Marie says:

    It's stunning! How I would love to visit some time! Thanks for a peek into your world!

  20. Emille says:

    Your pic with the roof tops is delightful! Maybe you know that in most W-European older cites and towns cars are not allowed!

  21. So beautiful, like a confection!

  22. Pietro says:

    Really delightful views, Indrani! Nice those characteristic red roofs!

  23. Krishna says:

    beautiful photos

    interesting info

    thanks for sharing

  24. Looks so romatic, almost out of fairy tale books, great capture though!

  25. Genie says:

    What a lovely view into the city. It is quaint, romantic, and just plain beautiful. Love the houses side by side. Their colors and details are wonderful. Loved this post. genie

  26. NixBlog says:

    Wonderful shots of this lovely town, Indrani!

  27. Viola says:

    Beautiful photos, and the town seems interesting.. a lot of brown roofs.. 🙂

  28. ashok says:

    fairytale like town!

  29. Splendid images of Rothenburg

  30. The rooftops are giving a heavenly look.

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