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Night Watchman Tour with Balthazar the Night Watchman through the streets of the old town

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Map / Night Watchman Tour with Balthazar the Night Watchman through the streets of the old town

1.25 Hours
from €9.90
directly at the offerer
“Hear ye, hear ye…”It is the year 1576. The city lies in darkness. The streets of Siegen are deserted.Only one person makes his lonely rounds: Balthazar, the night watchman,in the service of the magistrate.
Wrapped in a green cloak and carrying his lantern and halberd, he tells the town dwellers the hour and sees that they sleep safe and sound.This is a very special night watchman’s round. Facts on the history of Siegen and on the lives of her people are packed into Balthazar, the night watchman’s, dramatic monologue.

Duration: approx. 75 minutesMeeting point: St. Nicholas’ churchIndividual guided tours: every third Friday in the monthGroup tours: every weekday by arrangement.Registration required, minimum number of participants: 15 people

Booking of the night watchman guided tour with acted scenes:at least 4 weeks’ notice is required.Fixed price: € 300.00

Conclude the evening in the “Old Wine Cellar”(Alter Weinkeller), (additional offer for groups)

Situated at Hainstraße 1 at the foot of the Old Town, this vaulted cellar dates from the early 17th century when it was worked into the town’s fortifications.These days, the quaint walls house a guest snug known as “Zum alten Weinkeller” (“The Old Wine Cellar”).

To round the evening off, landlord Dieter Dornseifer has a little snack to offer the participants of the night watchman tour:Alsatian tarte flambée with bacon and onions, accompanied by a choice of1/8 pitcher of Kerner, Dornfelder, Weissherbst or Bacchus wine.

Night watchman’s rate: € 9.40.This additional offer is available for pre-booked guided groups only!

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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