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The Pied Piper

Hameln is immortalised in the medieval tale of the Pied Piper. See the bridge with the "gold" rat... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
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Hameln old Town

The old town has its own charm!..it's beautiful to walk along the street surrounded with good old... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Soumya U
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All reviews fairy tale pied piper day trip at noon mid september brothers grimm nice atmosphere great place to explore worth a visit per hour open air clean streets couple of hours rat catcher two hours pedestrian zone modern shopping mall
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Hameln is immortalised in the medieval tale of the Pied Piper. See the bridge with the "gold" rat atop and the rat motif's incorporated into the cobblestones. A quaint and pretty town with decorated, high gabled, town mansions. A half day visit is probably ample...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Frances L
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The old town has its own charm!..it's beautiful to walk along the street surrounded with good old buildings, restaurant's and cafe. The statue of the Pied Piper is also seen here in this street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Soumya U
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely town to wander around, plenty of old Medieval buildings to see and rats on the pavement to follow( brass plates). A must is the 13.05 bells in the centre ( on the side of the police station) when the bells ring and the Piper...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BelinOa
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The center of Hameln is small, with lots of old beautifully maintained houses. Too bad the shops are not open on Sundays. There was not much to do, besides eating and drinking. The town is flooded with the legend of the Rattenfanger.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bert B
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Have to admit that we visited on a day when Hameln was celebrating a music weekend and also had a “Pied Piper” play being enacted in the town square so not only did we appreciated the old buildings but had a great time watching the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K78steve
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We particularly wanted to come here to Hameln and place wasn't disappointment. Really nice and beautiful. Plenty of really old and nicely renovated old German and Central European style building's. The history and story of Hameln is great and town and restaurants really know as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jouni V
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The combination of the story of the Pied Piper (or the Rat Catcher, as the Germans call it), the old town's medievel charm, and the city's ability to connect the Grimm brothers with their town make this a must see on your stop along the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Small town but wonderful sight and it’s the birth place of the famous Pied Piper. As a foreign visitor, its almost unbelievable that the town thrives on the tale with museums, day tours and souvenirs dedicated to the tale. Lovely place to stroll and relax....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hanscole
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The buildings in the area have a very specific type of archtecture. Theres plenty of bars and cafés to grab a seat. Spaghetti ice cream is particularly nice!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rowand977
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful German towns This is the town of the medieval story“ Pied Piper” Look out for the brass rats on the cobbled street in the city centre ‘ Altstadt ‘. The town has really brought the story to life, there is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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