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The Night Watchman Tour

Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
20-30-21-30
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Lots of history good presentation1

Was part of a large group taking the tour with my wife. While we were initially concerned about the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jeffreywild
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Halifax, Canada
A MUST See Tour

The night watchman tour begins in the town square. He is witty and informative. The price is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deborah C
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Market Square, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Was part of a large group taking the tour with my wife. While we were initially concerned about the size of the crowd, he took his time and made sure everyone was nearby before he moved on with his stories. His voice carried fairly well...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The night watchman tour begins in the town square. He is witty and informative. The price is affordable. He was welcoming to the Oklahoma Music Ambassadors and even made an appearance at the band concert the next day.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I will admit at first I wasn't too excited about this tour as history isn't my favorite thing... but once it got started, it was really good! The night watchman had a dry sense of humor and made the history of the city very interesting!...More

Thank happygapeach
Reviewed 2 days ago

The actor/guide/night watchman leads you through time and the town. His script and delivery are entertaining and informative. Kids and adults will enjoy it. If you want more historical information, do a daytime tour.

Thank SeekerOfGoodValue
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a gem! Clearly this man missed his opportunity to be in Monty Python, a John Cleese type. His witty stories and perfect delivery will enthrall your whole group and hanging on every word. It's a steal in price, imparting knowledge, entertainment and a...More

Thank xgunslingerx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour started at 8:00 and lasted one hour. The guide had a droll style, which I enjoyed. I thought he gave a very good history of the city from its founding through WWII. I didn't know much about the region, so I found it...More

Thank lacuervo68
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Night Watchman Tour was such fun. Worried when the group size reached nearly 100, but we were so entertained and the crowd was mesmerized. Funny, clever and all ages loved our Night Watchman's banter! Highly recommend for ALL!

Thank londonderry990
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour guy spoke with this strange English accent, but likely all part of the act. He had comedic charm, and had enough stage presence to keep a very large group of English tourists enthralled. If you came all the way to RDT, You have...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent way to see parts of the town and learn about its history. Great for families with older children. He is very witty and keeps everyone's attention. The walking is not too much or too fast. Tour lasted about an hour and...More

1  Thank okiecruiser4331
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in Rothenburg overnight this is a MUST activity. Meet him in front of city hall at 8:00. The night watchman is funny, informative, and the perfect tourist attraction. The whole package. Kids 7+ will understand it and enjoy as well.

Thank ndlptmom54
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vintage40s
We REALLY want to do this and will be in the area around May 30 - June 1. Is there a night watchman tour in English during that time? How can we find out for sure and make a reservation? Thank you!!!!
4 May 2017|
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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.
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GraceGarland
Hi! There will be 8 of us coming September 24. We would like to attend the English speaking tour. is it still at 8 pm? Do we need reservations since there are 8 of us? Thanks you so much!
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!
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Tyler T
Will there be tours during the week of March 5?
1 March 2017|
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Response from chmido | Reviewed this property |
It looks like tours are only Saturdays at eight thru March 11. Which means there would be a tour on March 4 and March 11.
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