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Dresden: The Original Night Watchman Tour in Lantern Light

Activity provider: Dresden Information

Dresden: The Original Night Watchman Tour in Lantern Light

Activity provider: Dresden Information
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Experience an atmospheric tour of Dresden at nightfall and see the sights of the city with a historical night watchman. Look forward to spooky stories and amusing anecdotes.

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  • Discover Dresden at dusk and admire the impressive sights in the illuminating evening light
  • Enjoy a classic night watchman tour and look forward to spooky stories
  • Admire the historical Frauenkirche, see the famous Semper Opera House and take a look at the Zwinger
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Explore Dresden's beautiful Old Town at dusk and follow the historical night watchman on his rounds. At nightfall, the hour of the night watchman strikes. His horns ring in narrow alleys, the light of his lantern penetrates the darkness. With his halberd, he protects the honorable citizens from vagabonds and shady characters even in the darkest corners.

Look forward to an entertaining tour with spooky stories and juicy anecdotes from centuries past. Furthermore, take a look at the beautiful sights of the city. See the Semper Opera House and the famous Zwinger, walk over the palace square, and get a glimpse of the Brühlschen Terrassen.

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at the König-Johann monument on the Theaterplatz in front of the Semper Opera House.

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    Important information

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    • Please note that per adult a maximum of 4 children tickets can be booked
    • The tour takes place in accordance with current hygiene regulations
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    based on 1391 reviews

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    Assessment of the night watchman tour on October 30th, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. I found the night watchman tour interesting because I learned a lot about Dresden and Marda. It was a lot of fun Lea I would recommend the tour because it is well explained for both kids and adults. Marlon It was a great tour ... I would like to repeat ... meet Marda Göhler on the Elbe in the summer. Elina The tour was very interesting for me because I learned a lot about Dresden. I also really liked Marda Göhler's personality. It was very beautiful. Kornelia THANK YOU…… for the detailed stories, the wonderful Saxon language, the many small facts that were told, the responsiveness to our children and young people, the fun we all had. Ramona

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    November 4, 2020

    It was a very entertaining and informative tour. We learned a lot about Dresden and got a good insight. It was a completely new type of city tour for us, more like a coffee gossip, the information was served on the side, so to speak, and was not bored with a rattled text. The group was manageable. And our night watchman Doris spoke loudly and clearly, so that we could hear everything well. It was a successful tour all round, which we can warmly recommend to every visitor. Our two teenagers were also in a good mood and in no way bored.

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    December 31, 2019

    When we arrived at the meeting point we were greeted with lanterns and a relaxed / funny saying. The group was split up and then the night watchman tour started. The sights were explained to us very professionally. The lady had the group fully under control with her relaxed / witty manner. This is a must when you visit Dresden. Many thanks

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    December 9, 2019

    Product ID: 99036