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The Night Watchman Tour

Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Great tour!

We had a lot of fun on this tour! The guide was a very good story teller and we learned a lot about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tink_1975
via mobile
A must for any visit to Rothenburg

Unlike other historical walking tours, this one is as entertaining as it is informative . The tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lynn B
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“honor system” (28 reviews)
“large crowd” (24 reviews)
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Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun on this tour! The guide was a very good story teller and we learned a lot about the history of Rothenburg. The tour is paid for at the end and I saw multiple people slink away without paying. So...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unlike other historical walking tours, this one is as entertaining as it is informative . The tour guide is a skilled actor who has been giving tours for 30 years. His dry sense of humor kept the group of 30+ people hanging on to his...More

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not very big on tours in general but I tend to make compromises with travel companions. This tour was FANTASTIC. I have a very similar photo of the very same guide from just last night. He was educational and hilarious in a subtle way....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four with two teen girls did this much recommended tour, and every one of us loved it. It wasn't what I expected at all though - he speaks quietly in monotones, and I wasn't sure at first if I was going to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the recommendation of Rick Steves, my son and I spent the night in Rothenburg ob der tauber while traveling through Germany to take the Night Watchman Tour. I'm so glad we did. Not only was this quaint village a highlight of our trip, the...More

Thank swgreene
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative, fun walking tour of the town of Rothenburg. The Nightwatchman is in character the entire tour and shares the town's history intertwined with his unique dry wit and commentary. Fun for all ages!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cleaver host, interesting information and beautiful sights in a casual atmosphere. We enjoyed it very much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the 8 Euro price. A must-do if you’re here at night. Great supplement to Rick Steves‘s audio walking tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was extremely enjoyable tour, the tour guide is dressed as a local from the 15th century and was amazing, I could have listened to him tell stories all day, very good English as well, we were very impressed

Thank Slavena M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pre-booked but you can just show up at 8 pm and take the English tour. There were about 70 people or more in our group. It takes right at 1 hour and is so worth it. The Nightwatchman knows his history and it...More

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Brent J
27 December 2017|
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Response from guilloc01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, usually. Tours are mid march until Christmas. No reservations, just show up at 8pm at the market square in front of town hall. It lasts about an hour Fee is 8 euro adults and half for students.
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Bayer22
15 October 2017|
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Response from Tom N | Reviewed this property |
His website says English tours each night at 8:00 until Christmas.
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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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