Rothenburg ob der Tauber - 1000 Piece
Rothenburg ob der Tauber - 1000 Piece
Rothenburg ob der Tauber - 1000 Piece
Rothenburg ob der Tauber - 1000 Piece

Rothenburg ob der Tauber - 1000 Piece

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Finished Puzzle Size: 19¼ x 26 in.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber’s name means “Red fortress above the Tauber.” It is a must-see location in the Bavarian region of Germany. Celts likely inhabited the area long before Rothenburg Castle was built in 1070. The town experienced wild highs and lows over the centuries. One misfortune, the plague of 1634, decimated the population and left the city unchanged from its 17th-century character for over a hundred years. Artists and tourists began recognizing the unique historic charm in the town and began preserving the architecture and history. Because of this, Rothenburg was mostly spared destruction in World War II. Given the option of abandoning the city or having it razed by artillery, German commander Major Thömmes ignored orders and surrendered the town to save it. Today Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a marvel that welcomes over 2.5 million visitors a year to medieval streets and buildings, filled with artisans, food, and fun. Come, walk the fortress walls and enjoy Rothenburg ob de Tauber.

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Updated December 2023

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Robyn Cox

Love all my puzzles!!!

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Cathy C.
Lovely and challenging!

I have not yet worked this puzzle. I like Dowdle puzzles, they are well made and so colorful.

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April T
Beautiful!

We collect Dowdle puzzles of places we’ve visited and relive our time piece by piece as we assemble the puzzle. These are puzzles that do not leave our home. We will do them again and again for years to come.

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Sue
Beautiful

Brought back many memories. I enjoyed the beautiful scene while facing the challenge of putting the puzzle together.

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gary scow

Still working