Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia) Germany, well known for its well-preserved medieval old town, a destination for tourists from around the world. It is part of the popular Romantic Road through southern Germany. Rothenburg was a Free Imperial City from the late Middle Ages to 1803. A significant fraction of Rothenburg is car-free.

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Seelbrunnen
Seelbrunnen
Hotel Riemenschneider
Hotel Riemenschneider
Markusturm
Markusturm
Burgtor
Burgtor
Stollengasse
Stollengasse
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rödertor
Rödertor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rödergasse
Rödergasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rödergasse
Rödergasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Obere Schmiedgasse
Obere Schmiedgasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Untere Schmiedgasse Sieberstor
Untere Schmiedgasse Sieberstor Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Spitaltor
Spitaltor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Wallgraben
Wallgraben Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Heilig Blut Altar
Heilig Blut Altar Tilman Riemenschneider St. Jacob Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Heilig Blut Altar Tilman Riemenschneider St. Jacob Rothenburg ob der Tauber

On the west gallery of the Evangelical Lutheran St. Jacob's Church is the Holy Blood Altar, a masterpiece of the famous sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider from Würzburg. The altar was built in the years 1499 to 1505 on behalf of the Council of Rothenburg, to the revered medieval Holy Blood relic worthy a framework to give. This is kept in the capsule of rock crystal reliquary cross (circa 1270) about the shrine in the middle. The Last Supper scene, among them is of great expressive power, Christ identifies the traitor Judas. Johannes lies at the heart of his master. The wings show the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem (left) and his prayer in Gethsemane (right).

Marienaltar
Marienaltar Riemenschneiderschule St. Jacob Rothenburg ob der Tauber

The altar of Our Lady (circa 1520) in the north aisle of St. Jacob is taken by an unknown master, probably from the Riemenschneider school. The Shrine: Mary's coronation, in the predella: the death of Mary, on the wings: Anna Selbtritt and Mary with child.

Burggasse
Burggasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Burgtor
Burgtor Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Burgtor Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Galgentor
Galgentor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Weisser Turm
Weisser Turm Galgengasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Galgengasse
Galgengasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Brunnen Stollengasse
Brunnen in der Stollengasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rathaus
Rathaus Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Hotel Eisenhut
Hotel Eisenhut Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Markusturm
Markusturm Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Markusturm
Hotel Markusturm Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Obere Schmiedgasse
Obere Schmiedgasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Marktplatz
Marktplatz Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Obere Schmiedgasse
Obere Schmiedgasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Roedergasse
Roedergasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Herrngasse
Herrngasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rödertor
Rödertor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Hafengasse
Hafengasse Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Klingentor
Klingentor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Wolfgangkirche
Wolfgangkirche am Klingentor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
am Klingentor
Wolfgangkirche am Klingentor Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Klingenschütt
Klingenschütt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Klingenschütt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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