The Tauber Bridge spans the Tauber Valley. The double bridge with its two rows of arches, one on top of the other, was probably built around 1330. It lies at the foot of the southwestern valley side below Rothenburg ob der Tauber and was part of a trade route from Augsburg to Würzburg. In terms of building activity, it is known that it was renovated in 1791, after the four upper arches had collapsed the year before. In 1925, the eastern approach to the bridge was widened and, twenty years later. In 1945, the structure was blown up by German troops. Rebuilding commenced in 1955, and took a good year. The rebuilt bridge was opened on in 1956.



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Founded: 1330
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Joshua Lanahan (6 months ago)
Very beautiful, has a dog park near the bridge as well.
Giedrius S (6 months ago)
Best appreciated from the river at the base level. Path from/to town via hillside directly to the river is probably the best part of the experience.
Tracey Elliot (7 months ago)
So unusual, strange seeing 2 bridges on top of one another. Pretty place for a walk.
Nada Zabaneh (8 months ago)
So, I wanted to see the river Tauber, a slight disappointment on that front as it looked more like a creek, and it turns a bend there, however, it lead me to this double bridge that’s a bit out of the way, around the corner so to speak, with very few people around if any. It’s located in the gorgeous valley the town overlooks from all sides, it’s the scenery of a breathtaking guest house there as well! It’s a valley so expect steep walks and of course a climb to get back, views and the greenery on the way is also so worth it.
Matt Gregory (8 months ago)
Great escape from the hustle and bustle of the main shopping area in town. Also a good way to get some exercise during your visit.
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