The Burggarten (Castle Garden), Rothenburg

Gardens in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

The Burggarten Castle Garden, Rothenburg
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The Castle Garden, or Burggarten in German, is a lovely public park located in the charming medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria, Germany. The park is situated on the site of the former castle of the town’s rulers and is one of the town’s most popular outdoor destinations.

The Castle Garden features lush lawns, colourful flower beds, and shady trees, making it a perfect spot for relaxation and leisurely strolls. The park offers stunning views of the town’s historic centre, including the iconic town walls, and is a popular spot for taking photographs.

Visitors to the Castle Garden can also explore the remnants of the former castle, including the remains of a tower and several sections of the castle walls. These historic elements add to the park’s charm and provide a unique glimpse into the town’s rich history.

One of the most notable features of the Castle Garden is its impressive collection of sculptures, including several works by the renowned German artist Tilman Riemenschneider. These sculptures are situated throughout the park and provide a unique artistic element to the natural surroundings.

The Castle Garden is open to visitors year-round and is a popular spot for picnics, leisurely walks, and enjoying the beautiful scenery. Its tranquil atmosphere and stunning views make it a must-see destination for anyone visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Visiting The Burggarten (Castle Garden), Rothenburg

Address: Castle Garden, Alte Burg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
Duration: 20 minutes

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