Rathaus und Marktplatz - From Hafengasse, Germany
Rathaus und Marktplatz is the main public square in the charming medieval city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany. Located along the Tauber River, right in the city center, the Rathaus and Marktplatz is surrounded by picturesque half-timbered buildings, cobbled pathways, and colorful flower boxes. Here, tourists can wander around and explore the city’s ancient cobbled roads and secret passageways, stopping to marvel at the impressive Town Hall building, the colorful market stalls, and the Baroque fountain. The square is home to the world's longest Christmas market, which takes place during the months of December, offering a unique atmosphere and the opportunity to purchase special gifts for loved ones. There are also galleries and shops to explore, as well as a variety of traditional Bavarian restaurants, where visitors can enjoy an afternoon snack or a traditional dinner.