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Medieval Double Bridge

Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Former trade route from Augsburg to Würzburg

This double stone bridge looks more than a aqueduct from the Romans. It was probably constructed in... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Wurzburg, Germany
Take a Walk

The bridge is a beautiful sight, but so is the walk to it. Although the bridge is not anything... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Eleni B
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This double stone bridge looks more than a aqueduct from the Romans. It was probably constructed in 1330. The bridge spanned over the river Tauber with a 4 meter wide roadway and a 1 meter wide side walk. In 1791 it was repaired after the...More

3  Thank ralfkrueger2211
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The bridge is a beautiful sight, but so is the walk to it. Although the bridge is not anything extravagant, I recommend taking the walk down the hill to see it. Walking past what looked like grapevines, beautiful flowers, and strolling locals, you turn around...More

Thank Eleni B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great story from this bridge when the Allied forces negotiated to save the town upon the retreat of the Nazi forces.

Thank efsmithassoc
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Going to this bridge does not allow you to see it as well as you can from a distance. I was able to get some great shots from the wall behind the Crime Museum where there is a little lookout on the wall. It is...More

2  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Must see if you love the movie from the 60's. This is where the Potts family left the car after the night of flying to Vulgaria. fun time.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I wandered out of the city one day during my visit to find some trails in the countryside for hiking. I happened upon this bridge, which you can clearly see from the walls of the city or the vineyards so I'm unsure why it was...More

Thank karl w
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Within walking distance of the town walls, but easy to drive to. you can drive across it, but it is best admired by parking beyond the bridge and walking around it. Make it part of your journey into or out of Rothenburg, or as part...More

Thank Juerg D
Reviewed 19 October 2016

When in the Army years ago we visited Rothenburg often. One of things we saw was the medieval bridge. It looks the same today as it did in the late 1960’s. When we saw the bridge in the late 1960’s we got to see it...More

Thank DJH2010
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The fact that the bridge is still used to cars to drive across amazes me. The knowledge and construction required for that in such the distance past is amazing. I really liked this from a history perspective.

1  Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We drove here as we were leaving Rothenburg but you could easily take a nice walk. Lovely old bridge and lovely views of the city in the morning when the sun is behind you!

Thank pesti13
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