Käthe Wohlfahrt Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

Why zu sein Rothenburg ob ns Tauber so considered Germany’s Christmas capital? the Christmas market bei the alt town center during ns Advent duration certainly plays a large role. However it’s due zu Käthe Wohlfahrt’s Christmas Museum that this claim kann hold its very own all year. ~ above Herrngasse above die Christmas shop des Käthe Wohlfahrt, it reflects the creation and development des Christmas customs. Below you kann see historical Christmas trees, tree decorations und candle arches. At ns entrance to the Christmas village, an oversized nutcracker and a red historic bus with gifts invite you kommen sie stop for a snapshot.

Du schaust: Käthe wohlfahrt rothenburg ob der tauber


The Christmas Museum in Rothenburg ob das Tauber defines how Christmas was once celebrated in Germany und how specific customs developed bei various regions des the country. Over there are deshalb insights into the craftsmen’s traditions that accompany die specific form of German Christmas decor – hardwood carvings and mouth blown glass. Die geographic centers von these crafts tun können mostly be found in Thuringia, the Erzgebirge hills or ns Bavarian forest. Ns company founder wilhelm Wohlfahrt, who was born an Vogtland, when imported the merchandise across the inner-German border to sell them from Rothenburg ob das Tauber to clients and guests from every over die world. Heute about 200 permanent employees work hinweisen Käthe Wohlfahrt.

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The exhibition in the Christmas museum concentrates on Christmas together a German celebration. When were the erste Christmas trees used? wherein does the tradition of the Christmas tree even kommen sie from? und did sie know the Santa Claus wasn’t always a friendly modern who carried presents weil das children? At the Christmas Museum in Rothenburg ob ns Tauber, you learn: this was shaped not only von time-honored heritages but also thanks zu advertising industry und a commercialization von Santa Claus. This so becomes clear wie man visiting the Christmas Museum: die decor on the Christmas tree and the festive ornaments, together as the nutcracker, are often disassociated from the original meaning.

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For numerous museum visitors, walking to the Christmas village weist Käthe Wohlfahrt ist a solved component von a visit zu Rothenburg. The Christmas purchase paradise is directly below die museum rooms, whereby over 12,000 items zum the Christmas tree or a festively decorated table tun können be found.