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The Night Watchman Tour


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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 highlight of our trip all ages interesting facts history lesson per adult first night an absolute market square in rothenburg ob der tauber in town visiting rothenburg great history beautiful city medieval times
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Reviewed yesterday

The Night Watchman Tour was easily the most entertaining part of my trip to Rothenburg. The tour is about an hour long, and takes you through Rothenburg's history from medieval times to present day. I learned so much in such a short time! The Night...More

Thank MelissaC5635
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour gave us a cliff notes history of Rothenburg that had humorous references mixed with stark facts of the early life struggles here. We visited in October so it was dark on the tour which added to the ambiance.

Thank jokinjoe60
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are in Rothenburg at night, you absolutely cannot miss this! This guy is hilarious and it is such a great time.

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm so thankful that a friend of mine had just been on this tour and advised me to go while visiting Rothenburg. English tour at 8pm, German at 9:30pm. Lasts one hour. The cost is 8 euros with the nigh watchmen collecting the money at...More

Thank kcbarbie
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must do tour.Lots of fun and great insight to the old town.Meet in the old square.Learn about various buildings and history that makes Rothenburg what it is today through the eyes of a great story teller.Must do..

Reviewed 3 days ago

There were about 200 people for this one hour tour. The Night Watchman first invited participants to take a photo with him. Very clear.... The cost of the tour was 8 Euro but he would collect it at the end of the tour. The tour...More

Thank WWWong39
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a Saturday evening and there were easily 250 people tagging along. No matter. The Watchman is a master of his craft. He expertly projected his strong voice to all present, and you could hear a pin drop as he wove his spellbinding...More

Thank Johnnie-and-Lovie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide George was a real character who really brought the history of Rothenburg to life with his unique re-telling of the story of the walled town. The best 8 Euros I spent during my entire trip to Germany!

Thank Cactushead5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This guy is great plus he looks like Robert Plant, who wouldn't want a history lesson from Robert Plant.

Thank lliberty2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you stay for a night in Rothenburg you should definitely join George the Night Watch for his story about Rothenburg. It is informative and witty. He is able to let a large group of people (around 50?) listen to him. People were really quiet...More

Thank Serge D
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September 17, 2018|
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Response from BrewsterPug | 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
August 8, 2018|
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Response from rossbStirling | 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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July 22, 2018|
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Response from bruces61 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, unfortunately Rothenburg is not on your route.