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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 per adult history lesson 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 6 days ago

A most interesting walkabout tour with lots of nuggets of information. Both children and adults will enjoy it. A definite must-do in Rothenburg.

Thank Mrs N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The night watchman will not disappoint! He is very witty and humorous, and does know more than a thing or two about this wonderful medieval city. He's been doing the tour a very long time and has honed his craft for sure. We certainly learned...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keep in mind that this is a one hour walking tour, not an in depth study of the city. George hits the high points of Rothenburg history over the past six centuries and does it in an engaging and funny manner. War, pestilence, conquest ......More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the “English” tour on a Saturday night. Lots of fun. Not too long, but informative and on the light side. He has mastered his tour over time to include timely punchlines and historical facts that were sometimes funny and amusing. I recommend taking...More

Thank jamesfP5815SU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Night Watchman gave snippets of historical information in a humorous way, which was fun. But don't expect an in-depth historical account of medieval events, or even a factual description of several sites. This is a very light walking tour, meant mainly to entertain. A...More

Thank ahmlaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The night watchman is a born entertainer who teaches you about Rothenburg’s history in an amusing way. You’ll learn how and why the city was established on the cliffs above the Tauber, how it fared during the plague epidemics and the Thirty Years War and...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very entertaining and informative hour! At €8 per person it is excellent value for money. Whatever else you do, make sure you make time to take this tour! The English tour starts at 8pm from the marketplatz.

1  Thank MollysMum50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank MelissaC5635
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 weeks 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
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18 September 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
9 August 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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23 July 2018|
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Response from bruces61 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, unfortunately Rothenburg is not on your route.