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Address: Dinkelsbuhl, Bavaria, Germany

This walled village houses mercantile buildings dating from the 15th and...

This walled village houses mercantile buildings dating from the 15th and 16th centuries. The fortified wall has sixteen towers; you can access the city from four of them.

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Very walk-able town that surrounds you in history. Several gateway towers, beautiful hotels, restaurants, homes and churches. Great views from the top of the city wall. A map is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
David B
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very walk-able town that surrounds you in history. Several gateway towers, beautiful hotels, restaurants, homes and churches. Great views from the top of the city wall. A map is available with suggested walking routes.

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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful small historical old town. So clean! No annoying advertisement pollution. Not as tourist oriented as the nearby city of Rothenburg. I highly recommend booking a walking tour.

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Cedar Springs, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We walked the entire historic part of Dinkelsbühl in just a little over an hour. Took lots of photos of 500 year old houses. There are many historic Restaurants and Hotels, as well as city gates and walls. The only drawback there is parking. You can only park 2 hours max inside the city walls with a "Parkscheibe". That fact... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Travelling the Romantische Strasse from Würtzburg to Füssen begs the question: Which towns should we visit? - It is impractical to see all of them. Our 2 favorites were Rothenburg and Dinkelsbühl; but the this last one was the best. From the minute we saw the walls and the towers from a distance I was sure that this would be... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Regardless of which towns you visit (Rothenberg, Dinkelbuhl, Nordlingen The famous3) you will love them all. Park your car and wander the streets, to marvel at the archtecture and imagine what life was like during the middle ages.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have been here five times as its such a magical little town, with an original town wall and buildings due to the fact that it escaped any damage during the war. Its been lovingly maintained and is not over visited with tourists like Rothenberg so you can wander the streets in peace and be transported back in time.

Thank debcox
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This town is gorgeous. All of the buildings in this aldstadt seem to date back to the 14th century (or thereabouts) and have had their exteriors done up accordingly. Heritage colours, shutters, window boxes full of geraniums, and cobblestone streets are everywhere. It's one of the major stops on the (poorly signposted) Romantic Road. I could have spent the whole... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The old city has beautiful half timbered houses and you can easily walk around it to see the towers of the wall. We liked it better than its more famous and tourist invaded neighbor, Rothenburg ob der Tauber .

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Dinkelsbuhl could be a wonderful medieval town except for the cars. You have to watch every second to prevent from being run over. There is a speed limit but my impression is that its a minimum speed and most cars are driving faster. As a photographer, I would luv to make images of the old buildings but there are cars... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely and scenic walled town. We were lucky enough to hear about the history over dinner and then got spoilt with a walking tour afterwards. The town has surprisingly wide roads for such and old town. There are plenty of shops, accommodation and restaurants within the old town walls. During summer there are some traditional festivals and... More 

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