Das Plönlein

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Das Plönlein
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tk3232
Sugar Land, TX3,484 contributions
Sep. 2021
One of the most popular photo opportunities in the town is Das Plonlein (Little Square) located at the end of Schmiedgasse street. Direction - from the main town's plaza Market Square go down the street and you will certainly stumble upon this building. Plonlein is named for the carpenters' plumb-line - a string that dangles exactly straight down when anchored by a plumb. Overall, Rothenburg has many cute houses, similar or even better than this (for example, Gerlachschmiede), but I don't know why this particular building is singled out as something extraordinary, probably because it is convenient to take pictures here. Anyway, Rothenburg is medieval fairytale town, and was the inspiration for the village in the 1940 Disney animated film, Pinocchio.
Written 7 October 2021
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Kristen T
Stuttgart, Germany695 contributions
May 2021
Beautiful photo spot in Rothenburg! We visited the area many times during our weekend in town. We had the best photo opportunity in the morning while out getting items from a nearby bakery.
Written 1 June 2021
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HollyBerryElf
Weilerbach, Germany640 contributions
Sep. 2020
right on the main road in town not far from market platz.... it is what many think of when imaging a German or Bavarian village. we were there in Sept this time, but when visiting for the Christmas Markt and seeing it at dusk is magical
Written 23 September 2020
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Megan
Boston, MA14 contributions
May 2020
It's hard to catch the Das Plonlein when there isn't a flock of tourists in front, but on a long Spring day, you can try after dinner and you should be able to snag a photo with no one in sight.
Written 16 June 2020
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8pairs
Melbourne, Australia716 contributions
Dec. 2019
This is the spot for a post card type photo of Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber. Whilst it is delightful, the whole town is worth exploring. At Christmas, it is even more magical.
Written 12 May 2020
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Russ Lacuata
Long Beach, CA8,459 contributions
Mar. 2020 • Solo
The yellow Half timer house sits on Plonlein Corner in Rothenburg served as the inspiration in the film Pinocchio.
Written 14 March 2020
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Annmarie
Arlington, VA252 contributions
Dec. 2019
Went first thing on a Friday morning and wasn't crowded yet, but there were a lot of delivery trucks parked in the picture. Easy to get to and located centrally.
Written 3 January 2020
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VinoBambinos
Birmingham, AL700 contributions
Dec. 2019
This seemed to be the photo everyone was trying to get. While it is charming the town is full of others if you take time to explore.
Written 2 January 2020
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Margaret B
Queensland, Australia597 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Couples
While this part of town offers a beautiful photo and is popular with tourists, there is much more to see while on a visit here. The old wall is well preserved and still surrounds part of the town. The Main Street is crammed with shops of various types as well as nice restaurants and coffee shops. The steps inside the tower offer a great view of the town and surrounds.
Written 17 December 2019
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The Flying Spaniard
Sofia, Bulgaria2,413 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Solo
The most iconic point of Rothenburg is just at the entrance, in the junction of two streets. It really takes the traveller to middle ages. Unforgettable.
Written 1 December 2019
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