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Hans Georg Baumgartner

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Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 203 02130
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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 in town visiting rothenburg rick steves beautiful city medieval times
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

You gather in town square after dark and you are met by a hooded figure carrying a lantern. He takes you on a walk through and around the town while he talks about the history of the town, the buildings, and the area. This is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AlbertaGumby
Reviewed 1 February 2019

We were traveling around Germany and planned a day/night in Rothenburg. Rothenburg has an absolutely fascinating history, and the Night Watchman Tour is an incredible way to hear about it. The tour is educational, but it's also very light-hearted and funny. Hans was awesome. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank presswc
Reviewed 13 January 2019

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 7 January 2019

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 28 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

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 23 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 21 December 2018 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 19 December 2018 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 19 December 2018 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
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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
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
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.