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Ghost Tour with the Executioner

Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 176 38911506
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Informational and Entertaining

We have visited Rothenburg numerous times over the last 15 years and have done the Night Watchman... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robbon
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Germany
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Wonderful Acting

My family of four, with two teen girls, took this tour our second night because it's the city's two... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
RainSeattleMom
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Issaquah, WA
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The english ghost-tour starts at 7pm from the marketplace and ends there at 8pm. The tour is daily from April to the end of December. No registration necessary. The tour starts for 4 people minimum. The executioner can come few minutes late - due to his german tour before. Please wait for him.
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Marktplatz, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Rothenburg numerous times over the last 15 years and have done the Night Watchman tour many times. On this trip, our B&B has this tour on their map and we decided to give it a try. Very glad we did! Our tour...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My family of four, with two teen girls, took this tour our second night because it's the city's two night tours are the perfect thing to do in the evenings with teens. This differs greatly from the NW Tour so I recommend doing both if...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We did this tour on our second night in Rothenburg after hearing about it from another couple during the Night Watchman's Tour the night before. We had seen two signs throughout the day that advertised different times. One at 7:00 the other 7:15. We got...More

Thank Claire C
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

I wanted to take this tour but I was the only one who showed up. The guide told me he needed four people minimum for the tour. Makes sense but I was disappointed.

Thank Kim F
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Well maybe we were spoiled by taking the Night Watchman tour the previous night, but the Executioner was just OK. If you are staying in town more than one night, why not do it. But certainly not at expense of NW which was mich better....More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

For a family thatfinds the dark side of human nature fascinating, we loved this tour. The tour guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. He played the part of an Executioner well. His character brought the medieval times to life. A one hour tour that kept us...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I found the tour intetesting and funny and quite informative as although I know a lot about medieval history some details I didn t know so that was a plus. The guide is quite funny! Ghost stories there aren t any which is a shame...More

Thank Vania A
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

On my first night in Rothenburg, I did the Night Watchman's tour because it was so highly recommended. I recommend you do the same. My experience with this tour, unfortunately, was terrible. When I showed up for the Executioner's tour on the second night I...More

2  Thank Jeffrey W
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

While I would recommend the Night Watchmen Tour first, this one was fun and informative about some of the darker history of the city. It does finish with a great picture opportunity with the executioner himself.

Thank Jay B
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Just took to Executioners tour and had a great time! George gives a very funny, and at times dark, tour of the town from the perspective of the medival executioner. A good tour to take in addition to the Watchman's tour. Gave some insights to...More

Thank Tim C
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divik28
5 July 2015|
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Response from Steven T |
The "Ghost-tour with the executioner" starts at 7:15 at the Market Square in English. The brochure says that there is no tour Dec 23-26 or Dec 31.
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