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In the footsteps of Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse 5 Tour

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A well researched tour and stories well told

I did the tour in May 2018. Danilo is an excellent guide, he put the story of Vonnegut... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Mick N
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Sheffield,UK
I'm the son of a Slaughterhouse Five prisoner

I'm the son of a Slaughterhouse Five prisoner. My father and Kurt Vonnegut were friends. I have... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
runningboy13
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Windham, New Hampshire
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Alternative City walks in Dresden to the topics Kurt Vonnegut, Street Art Tours and the anti pub crawl Nightwalk Dresden. If would walk or bike away from the tourist paths, you are welcome to this alternative offers in Dresden.
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Theaterplatz / Memorial iIng Johann | Indication: neon green flag on Packpack, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I did the tour in May 2018. Danilo is an excellent guide, he put the story of Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse 5 and the bombing of Dresden into a well researched historical context. He has followed up on Vonnegut's records and he has open access to the...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I booked the tour through Get Your Guide which is what showed up when I googled to book the tour. Not sure if that was the incorrect way or what. I got to the meeting site 15 minutes early, when 11am came no one ever...More

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boofer97, Inhaber at In the footsteps of Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse 5 Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Phoebe, thank you for you critic. Yes, I was not on the meetingpoint, because I copied your booking as Nightwalk tour, and wrote this so in my calender. Yes, you be upset, because you planed your trip to Dresden for this tour. Yes you...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

I'm the son of a Slaughterhouse Five prisoner. My father and Kurt Vonnegut were friends. I have correspondence from Kurt to my dad regarding their time in the Slaughterhouse. My husband and I had the opportunity to visit Dresden while on a tour of Germany....More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

This tour was the highlight of my time in Dresden, because Slaughterhouse Five was why I was there in the first place. The bombing of Dresden is a highly politicised and debatable subject. If you're coming just for a few facts and not being challenged...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This tour is excellent, but requires 2 hours of walking, so be prepared! Our guide is well versed on Vonnegut and WWII. The tour was informative and fun. There were 6 in our group.

1  Thank Rocki47
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I booked the Kurt Vonnegut Walking Tour for a Sunday , my last day in Dresden, in August. I was early at the meeting point, which I found easily enough , but the only person waiting for me there was lady with a sign in...More

2  Thank Beruang
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Danilo was a wonderful guide and went above and beyond to answer questions and help with logistics. He was quick to respond to set up the tour last minute. The tour itself was informative and Danilo was well versed in the history of the area...More

1  Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this tour. I hadn't read the book, so the guide went out of His way to get me in touch with what was going on in the book and the city. He also went out of his way to accommodate Us with...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Danielo was a great tour guide. We got a little lost trying to find him and he was very nice about us being a few minutes late. He had a great amount of knowledge about Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and "Slaughterhouse 5." He had a lot...More

1  Thank Val V
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We met Danilo at Theaterplatz, knowing nothing of our exact itinerary. He started in on us as someone with an agenda, fire in the belly over every abuse of power by government and multinational corporations. It didn't feel like a good start. Once we began...More

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Hey, Sorry, that I answer so late of your request, but it is not so often, that guests use this way. If you would use this offer, please send me a mail direct to info (at) kurtvonnegut -tour - com . The tour start at 11 am... More
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