The "Old House", built in 1586, is one of the most famous medieval half-timbered houses on the Rhine, dating back to 1368, according to the inscription on the house.
While the majority of the old town houses were destroyed by a series of heavy city fires at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, the "Old House" preserved in almost all parts the rich character of the Rhenish half-timbered. It has four gables, corner towers and rococo doors.
Source: Dehio; Chandler; The Rhine
December 16, 2018
Bachach is one of the most beautiful places in the Middle Rhine Valley. Great half-timbered houses, city walls and towers. A tour is worth - and a visit to one of the many wine bars also.
Above all stands the castle Stahleck, which is today a youth hostel.
Unfortunately, Bacharach has the problems of all places in the Middle Rhine Valley, the traffic and the corresponding noise - both on the road and on the rail ...
October 21, 2019
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