Plönlein: The "Little Square"

Square in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Plönlein The Little Square
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Plönlein, also known as the “Little Square”, is a picturesque spot located in the charming medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria, Germany. It is one of the town’s most popular attractions and is a must-see destination for tourists.

Plönlein is located at the intersection of two streets, with the Siebers Tower on one side and the Kobolzell Gate Tower on the other. The spot is notable for its charming half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, which have been well-preserved over the centuries.

Visitors to Plönlein can take in the stunning views of the town’s historic center and the surrounding countryside, and the spot is a popular location for taking photographs. Plönlein has been featured in a number of films and TV shows, including the classic film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”.

In addition to its picturesque setting, Plönlein is also home to a number of quaint shops and restaurants, offering visitors a chance to sample local cuisine and pick up unique souvenirs. It is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, and its charming atmosphere and well-preserved architecture make it a must-see destination in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Visiting Plönlein: The "Little Square"


24 Hours



Address: Plönlein, Untere Schmiedgasse, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
Duration: 20 minutes

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