Rothenburg ob der Tauber Travel Tip:
The Master Builder's House (das Baumeisterhaus)

The Master Builder's House (das Baumeisterhaus)
The Master Builder's House (das Baumeisterhaus)

This house, which is probably Rothenburg's loveliest patrician residence, was built in 1596 for the city's Master Builder and demonstrates both the wealth and tastefully cultivated livestyle of the time. Dragon-shaped volutes soften the rigidity of the terraced gable. The lintels of the two upper stories show alternating depictions of the seven virtues and the seven vices, such as Kindness alternating with Gluttony, and Motherliness with Fraud. Today it serves as a café, where guests can admire the still cosy inner courtyard with the magnificent wooden balustrades, the bull's-eye window and the galleries.

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Address: Marktplatz, 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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