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Das Plonlein

Untere Schmiedgasse 16-25, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Great spot for a photo!

Felt like I was in a Disney movie! I first went to this spot in the afternoon on my first day in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
Classic Spot

This is a very famous spot and you'll see it often in promotional ads for Germany tourism. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel L
Newark, Delaware
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“photo spot” (7 reviews)
Untere Schmiedgasse 16-25, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt like I was in a Disney movie! I first went to this spot in the afternoon on my first day in town, do not recommend. Far too many people not paying attention to their surroundings... I then went the next day first thing in...More

Thank s-penfold4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very famous spot and you'll see it often in promotional ads for Germany tourism. It's very charming and worth the stop to take a picture.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

quaint picturesque town .. everywhere in town was very cute. I lovely tourist trap .. enjoyed it and wish we were there longer but alas our visit here was brief. We spent an hour but I'd recommend spend 3 or more. Lots of shops and...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

This is literally the cutest town I’ve ever been in. This spot is adorable and great for a picture (normally) but when we were here, there was some construction going on so it wasn’t quite as pretty. But really? You can find any other place...More

Thank Cami D
Reviewed December 25, 2017

What a well known sight this is, I think all advertising for Rothenburg on der Tauber carry’s this photo shot. To actually stand there and let it sink in is a sense of achievement, we have got here now take our very own picture. One...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Everybody who wanted to enter or to exit from Rothenburg town would pass Das Plonlein. The spot was always appeared on postcards or movies which represented that you were in Rothenburg. The crossroad was photogenic and being a photo stop for all passers-by. Do take...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We visited this attraction and it was great. However, a small marquee had been erected that detracted from the classic photos of this gate. Disappointing for me but it was still worth the effort. Hopefully the marquee will be removed shortly.

Thank Keathswa
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Cool view you see on 80% of the postcards in town. Actually got to see it after some snow this time around.

Thank Richard-Julie_K
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

You can’t come to Rothenburg without seeing The Plonlein, the classic picturesque medieval crossroads. It’s been undergoing construction on the lower part since we were last here two years ago, so it’s not quite picture perfect, but an absolutely necessary stop; a very pleasant walk...More

Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed November 29, 2017

We stayed at Der Glocke just across the street from this most photographed place in Rothenburg. This was our second trip in 26 years. We enjoyed the visit very much although the weather was a bit colder then we expected.

Thank MTraveler43
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September 26, 2016|
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Response from BSpecialTours | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there are I think about 8 different fountains in Rothenburg. One is in front gf the Plönlein where the streets divide and where the half-timbered house is. Another one is at the main market square, then there is the... More
July 28, 2016|
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Response from Family_of_thre3 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, I found the location on google maps. Look for 'Chinarestaurant Am Plönlein' on Google maps and it's right next door.