Freudenberg is one of the most unique towns in the world. There are dozens of houses looks the same. Coming to this town, looking for an arduous house is like “finding a needle in the bottom of the sea”.
However, it is the uniformity that makes it unique, turning this town into an ideal tourist destination when visiting Germany.
Located in southern Westphalia, in the Siegen-Wittgenstein district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Freudenberg is rated as one of the most interesting medieval towns that exist today.
The Alter Flecken area is the oldest area and is also a unique highlight that helps the town attract a large number of tourists every year.
After being heavily devastated in the 17th century, the people of Alter Flecken began to rebuild their houses. The whole center has a total of 50 houses built in the same architectural style (whitewashed walls and wooden roofs), almost the same size and close to each other.
These buildings are all selling timber, half are made of wood and the other half is made of other materials. It looks so simple but Alter Flecken is considered by the German government as one of “projects of international importance”.
The first time you set foot in the town center of Freudenberg, you may be dazzled by the architecture of the houses. It will be a real nightmare if anyone gets lost.
Alter Flecken is not only historically iconic, but it is also given a charming natural setting when its location is in the middle of the majestic mountains.
Besides, mild climate and romantic weather help this place become a famous tourist destination in Germany. Most visitors visiting Alter Flecken choose to walk or ride a bike to enjoy the romantic atmosphere.
If you have a chance, come visit this special town!