Gruelling views

220 steps to climb to the viewing platform of the city hall tower

From April to October visitors can climb up the town hall tower to a height of 60 meters and enjoy the wonderful views over the city and marketplace. The front part was originally built in the Gothic style, but was destroyed by the great fire 500 years ago. In 1572 it was attached to the tower building in the Renaissance style . The exertions of the climb of about 220 steps from the main entrance of the City Hall to the observation deck of City Hall tower are rewarded with a breathtaking view over the medieval town of Rothenburg and its surroundings. Even in moderate weather conditions courageous visitors can admire the scenic Tauber valley with its beautiful windmills.
Opening times:
9:30 to 12:30 every day and 13-17.00,
January-March and Nov : Sat + Sun 12-15.00 ,
For the Christmas market daily 10.30-14 and 14.30-18.00 (Fri and Sat to 20.00)

We offer individual and group tours for all interesting sights in Rothenburg. Contact for further information.
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