Marburg Market Square, Marktplatz

Marburg, a lovely old town with cobblestone streets and half-timbered homes

A large part of Marburg has many half-timbered homes that have been lovingly renovated and is today again showing its historical charm. My stroll through the picturesque alleys started at the Market square, whose striking Rathaus or town hall in late Gothic style was completed in 1527. I took a pause and shot some pictures of this magnificent building while waiting for the City Trolley Train. Continue reading Marburg, a lovely old town with cobblestone streets and half-timbered homes

Limburg an der Lahn, Fachwerk

An enchanting town, Limburg an der Lahn

A side trip west of Frankfurt, Limburg and der Lahn Altstadt, or Old Town, is a charming medieval town. We parked our car below Woolworth in Old Town parking garage and started from there I love Cobblestone and timber-framed homes, (Fachwerk), which is abundant. There is so much architectural detail and history. Note, the oldest Home, the Werner Singer House is built in 1289! We … Continue reading An enchanting town, Limburg an der Lahn