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The Night Watchman Tour

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Address: Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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My husband almost backed out at the last minute. He hates tours and I literally had to pull hm by the arm. He LOVED the Night Watchman evening city tour and he's still talking... read more

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband almost backed out at the last minute. He hates tours and I literally had to pull hm by the arm. He LOVED the Night Watchman evening city tour and he's still talking about it weeks later. It's kitschy and amusing plus you'll learn a lot about the city in 1 hour. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate an earlier dinner so that we could make the 8:00 English Night Watchman Tour. We arrived at the Marktplatz at about 7:45, and it was a little unclear about the way the tour would work. One small sign you would miss if you weren't looking, and it provided minimal information other than "Meet here." No advanced ticket purchase,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We all enjoyed the tour with this amazing man. A huge crowd gathers but he has a big voice and his comedic timing makes this super fun. He is a very good actor and pleasant person; be sure an get a photo with him and your child!

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Kennett Square PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We assembled in the square just before 8:00PM for the English tour, and realized there were people milling around. Georg appears and launches into his highly-informative and entertaining speech about being a NightWatchman in a medieval town. There were easily 200 people on our tour. Made about 6 stops along the route, with great history and lots of funny comments.... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour begins at 8pm in English (then I think there is a German-speaking tour after that). It starts in the main square, and don't worry when you get there and see nearly 100 people...you can hear him just fine and he walks at a reasonable pace. You get to hear what life was like as watchman in medieval times,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were 162 of us....I was concerned that we would not be able to hear everything. It was perfect...a special tour just for us was arranged. The tour was all in English but I believe there is a German tour at a different hour. Tour covers what a medieval night watchman's life was like, what it was to live in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked at a slow pace and informed the group of the history of the Nightwatchmans job in decades gone by. Very light hearted but informative and interesting. Affordable at €8 an adult and yes you can buy a DVD if you wish

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly entertaining and educational. We had spent all day in Rothenberg and my husband and kids were tired and ready to leave. I insisted that I really wanted to take the Night Watchman tour. We stayed and everyone was glad we did.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the night just for this tour and it was worth it! My family was tired and not sure about this. When the Night Watchman arrived everyone was on their toes. He is quite an entertainer! The stories and history of Rothenburg made us wish we has more time to stay. This tour is a must! We even bought... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delight for all ages. Our family really enjoyed this tour. He was easy to hear and had wonderful stories! Do this if you go to Rothenburg!

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