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The Night Watchman Tour

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“large crowd”(25 reviews)
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Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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All reviews night watchman tour honor system large crowd all ages highlight of our trip interesting facts per adult history lesson first night an absolute market square in rothenburg ob der tauber visiting rothenburg in town great history rick steves beautiful city
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Reviewed 1 week ago

just an about one hour in length,but very interesting and informative. Hans Georg Baumgartner is fun to listen to-how lucky we are to have this history of Rothenburg! I think it was about $8.00 US each-well worth it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on The Night Watchman Tour that started at 2000 while visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber on our first night. It was a fun and informative tour. The next day we revisited some of the sites in the daylight and leisurely walked and took...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Illinoistripster20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take the Night Watchman Tour and learn about Rothenburg’s history; where customs came from and bits and bobs about architecture and how things worked centuries ago. Dressed as a medieval night watchman, Hans Georg Baumgartner leads a group around the town telling stories with a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pjhahn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm so glad I was able to catch Georg on a cold Tuesday night. I was so afraid that for some reason he would be taking the night off. There he was at 8pm sharp, right no time, with an entourage of fifty to sixty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the Night Watchman tour in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. I am sure you will too! Starting at 20.00 (in English) or 21.30 (German) we found this a very informative as well as humorous way to spend an hour after dinner. No need...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RealHoltyboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting tour by knowledgeable, friendly guide. Great insight and detail shared, which complemented the day tour. A must do to appreciate the Rothenburg history

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrisN3750
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I decided to do this tour on a cold night and were pleased we did .The Nightwatchman arrived dressed in medieval clothes ,a lantern and armed with an old weapon.There was a group of about 100 people.The tour lasted an hour and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold night, however there were a lot of people prepared to come along for this tour. The tour went for an hour, and Georg the presenter was very entertaining. He led us on a short tour of the old town, telling us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Romano_Colonia
Reviewed 17 December 2018

I participated in The Night Watchman tour in early December, 2018. The "watchman" was very entertaining and provided a wealth of information. I've been to Rothenburg twice previously, but learned so much from the tour. It was raining the evening of my tour, so it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dnwrlw
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

The staff at the hotel suggested we do this tour and we were glad they did. Our guide was a real performer and covered the history of the town while providing an enjoyable trip. At only 8 € a person, I felt this was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Discover502247
17 January 2019|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend being on crutches for this walk -you are walking on cobblestone. If you have help with the wheelchair,you should be ok
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Curious576574
17 September 2018|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
8 p.m. for the tour in English and later for German. Others say be there at 8:00 sharp, which is true, but you can join in if you’re running late as it’s very informal. He gives two brief stops in/off the square and leaves... More
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8 August 2018|
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Response from Ross B | Reviewed this property |
You would need to stay in Rothenburg, which isn't a hardship at all, it's a beautiful town.
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