Rotes strasse old street of Flensburg

Rotes strasse old street of Flensburg

Guest column on the Streets of Flensburg. This time the Rote Strasse, the main commerce going through Flensburg’s City Center and SHopping Mile. Have a look at this busy section from her point of view. Enjoy! 🙂


There are
many small streets around the old town of Flensburg but one of the most
interesting is the small Rotes Strasse – or red street just next to the main square
of the old town. Unlike what you might think the name of the street has nothing
to do with the colour red – it got the name from the ancient Danish word rud
which mean an opening in the woods. There are actually several places around
Denmark which end in rød from the old word.

Today the
street is a nice place to go and wonder. When you go make sure to look inside
the many small courtyards where you can see the old buildings which has been
transformed into different sorts of shops and restaurants. The places are
mainly open during the day time and isn’t a big dinning district so go during
the opening hours of…

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