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Culture in Rothenburg


Proximity to the audience is part of the concept

Culture in Rothenburg, offers a wealth of impressive, unexpectedly funny and surprising plays and cabaret events. With these latest trends, it enriches the city’s profile – away from the rooftop avalanches and the inevitable cheap souvenir shops.

The cultural composition is put together so well it is sure to make even some larger cities jealous and delight the connoisseur – here you can experience the art of acting authentically up close and personal, without the obligatory merchandising.

Get involved and experience the Rothenburger Culture with these insider tips – and then judge for yourself.

Imperial city days


The Imperial City Festival in September, is the highlight of the annual events…

Staufer columns


In 2010, a Staufer column was installed in the castle garden in addition to the existing Staufer columns. In memory of the important …

Hans sachs play

Hans Sachs was born on November 5, 1494 in Nuremberg, studied in the Latin school “Grammatica and Musica”, started apprenticeship with a shoe maker at the age of 15 and embarked on a journey through Germany after two years …

The master draught

The historical festival association “Der Meistertrunk” (the Master Draught) is a registered, non-profit, independent association and has existed since 1881. In addition to the performances of the festival…

Old rothenburg association

The Old Rothenburg Association has been trying to maintain the monuments and preserve the Rothenburg cityscape for over 110 years. As Rothenburg lives like no other city from its structure…