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The Night Watchman Tour

Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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A Must in Rothenburg!

I'm not typically interested in walking tours, but the Night Watchman Tour is definitely worth it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anna K
Columbus, Ohio
Always new, always fascinating

Once again we walked the same walk, route the same as ever. However the talk had two new parts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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“honor system” (24 reviews)
“large crowd” (22 reviews)
Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm not typically interested in walking tours, but the Night Watchman Tour is definitely worth it! The Watchman hits the highlights during his overview of Rothenburg's history and makes some good jokes along the way. We had a very large crowd but it was always...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again we walked the same walk, route the same as ever. However the talk had two new parts: the implications of the Black Death, and how the wall was rebuilt after WW2. At least new to me since my last visit! Roadworks diverted us...More

Thank ethelman2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lot of interesting info and humor packed into an hour. We had a very large crowd but had no issue hearing any of the story. Definitely worth the 8€ per person.

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly recommend the tour- laugh, learn and dress warmly. Do not stiff the guide. Good information and painted a picture of life in medieval times.

Thank cattelluride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great hour well spent. Informative overview of life in the medieval town and presented in a humorous way. No reservations needed, just show up at 8 PM for English in the market square and pay at the end on the honor system....More

Thank Stempa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a fun tour! We learned so much about the city of Rothenburg! Our group was huge but he is able to project his voice and everyone can hear and he is quite entertaining! I highly recommend!!

Thank Kris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this tour! Worth every euro. Don't be put off by large crowd. There were probably 150 people in our tour and we never had an issue hearing or understanding. He brings the history of the average man to life. My only wish is that...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

More than just a walking tour, this guide was very informative and entertaining at the same time. It is a short 1 hour tour over a short distance, but there is a lot of information explaining the history of the town and its inhabitants. Very...More

1  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What part of NYC was this guy born in? He has the schtick down, for sure. Just kidding. Very entertaining. Easily 250 on the English tour on a weeknight. This guy does well.

Thank dougA7389DT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I echo the review of bin_travels. There isn't much to do in Rothenburg at night except that this was the September festival which would march through the town square. The Watchman announced that because of that he was providing a "discount". He is paid at...More

Thank phishlover
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15 October 2017|
Response from Val J | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. Our tour was in English. I’d check with your hotel. It’s a great tour.
4 May 2017|
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.
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!