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The Night Watchman Tour

Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
20-30-21-30
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80+ people on this tour

I really wanted to go on this tour but at least 80-100 people were crowded around the guide. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
619Jen
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San Diego, California
Quite amazing, must do in Rothenburg!

This night watchman tour is a little different from your other free tours. Firstly, it had around... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sidd2015
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New Delhi, India
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  • Average2%
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Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I really wanted to go on this tour but at least 80-100 people were crowded around the guide. We could barely hear him over the yammer of the non-English speakers. (This was the English tour. If you speak German, go on that one. There were...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This night watchman tour is a little different from your other free tours. Firstly, it had around 150-200 tourists and was more of an informative walk around town rather than a tour. But nonetheless, absolutely worth the time, the night watchman is authentic and has...More

Thank sidd2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Put this at the top of your list of "to do's", even if it's raining!! Great walk around the town - with a very dry sense of humoured Nightwatchman. The stories he tells shows the resilience of this beautiful place and it's people as well...More

Thank LadyDoeswijk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Later in the evening when the tour buses leave & most tourist shops close, there is not a lot to do in Rothenburg. However, for only 8€ you can spend an entertaining hour with George, the Night Watchman. George runs the English language tour beginning...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took thew Night Watchman Tour on a summer evening with our two boys, aged 7 and 9. This delightful tour kept the children enthralled, while still conveying enough historical details to the adults. While being entertaining and funny, the Night Watchman also managed to...More

Thank Susy_Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here at Christmas and had heard about the tour from the tourist office. The man is fantastic, speaks perfect English and is a local legend. We laughed most of the way through, and loved hearing the quirky tales and rich history of the...More

Thank BenAndSamAdventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a historian, I thought this might be a bit "cheesy," but I loved every minute of the tour and was sad when it was over. The Nightwatchman is a fantastic storyteller withy a dry Pythonesque sense of humor who engages his audience in the...More

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you can keep near him, you may have trouble hearing. The parts I could catch seemed informative and entertaining. I heard the closer crowd laugh several times.

Thank leppaenat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who loves to hear about the history of Rothenburg told with a little humor along the way. The tour is a very leisurely walk around some of the high points in town. The night watchman had terrific...More

Thank SuzB1620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We like the nightwatchman tour. He was so nice and funny. Around One Hour walk together in the Old city. Lovely

Thank jason1812
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vintage40s
4 May 2017|
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Response from Eyekaytoo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at 20:00 each evening. No reservations needed/possible - just turn up at the market place a few minutes beforehand.
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GraceGarland
14 March 2017|
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Response from Sybil K | Reviewed this property |
You do not need reservations, as he takes everyone that shows up. Make sure you do this...so much fun!
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Tyler T
28 February 2017|
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Response from chmido | Reviewed this property |
It looks like tours are only Saturdays at eight thru March 11. Which means there would be a tour on March 4 and March 11.
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