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Tower in Mühlhausen

Town Fortification

One of the best places to admire the beauty of Mühlhausen's Altstadt is from the 370m section of the town fortification accessible through Inneres Frauentor. The original 12th-century fortification ran for 2.8km aro…
Church in Mühlhausen

Marienkirche

Thuringia’s second-largest church (after the Dom in Erfurt, also dedicated to Mary), the striking, five-naved, 14th-century Gothic Marienkirche was desanctified in 1975. It's now used as a memorial museum to Thomas …
Historic Building in Mühlhausen

Rathaus

Dating in parts to the early 14th century, Mühlhausen’s Rathaus is an architecturally intriguing hotchpotch of Gothic, Renaissance and baroque styles. Inside, pay special attention to the Great Hall, the Gothic pain…
Church in Mühlhausen

Divi-Blasii-Kirche

The Gothic Divi-Blasii-Kirche was built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th and 14th centuries based on the style of French Gothic cathedrals. It reputedly influenced the designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, who hailed …
German in Mühlhausen

Landhaus Frank Zum Nachbarn

This 'Country Restaurant' on the outskirts of town serves very good German and international dishes in a homey dining room with exposed stonework and yolk-yellow walls. Fish is a highlight, as in the fried halibut w…
Museum in Mühlhausen

Kornmarktkirche

Secularised in 1802, this austere 13th-century Franciscan church today houses a worthwhile museum about the German Peasants’ War and the Reformation. It can be easily reached from the nearby Divi-Blasii-Kirche via t…