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Hamburg: Night Watchman's Tour of St. Pauli in German

Hamburg: Night Watchman's Tour of St. Pauli in German

From US$ 23.28 per person

St. Pauli's very own night watchman will guide you around the largest entertainment and red-light district in Europe, the famous Reeperbahn. Get ready for seaman’s charm, lots of humor, and nordic wit.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Follow in the footsteps of Joe Cocker, Sir Paul McCartney, and Olivia Jones
  • Learn about the famous Reeperbahn
  • Have a laugh at fun facts and intriguing anecdoates
  • Uncover St Pauli's secrets with the help of a nightwatchman-guide
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Enjoy a unique city tour with the traditional night watchmen around the largest entertainment and red-light district in Europe. Your German-language guide will meet you at the Landungsbrücken and showcase all that St. Pauli has to offer. Your guide will take on the role and uniform of the original St. Pauli night watchman, who represents the notorious district of Hamburg. He will discover the Große Freiheit ("The Great Freedom”) with you. Satisfy your curiosity and learn all of the local secrets. Hear about what it's like inside the Davidwache Police Department, how the rope-making industry carved out the path the Reeperbahn, Joe Cocker's incident, the mysterious Herbertstraße, and legendary stories involving Paul McCartney.
  • German-speaking guide
  • Drinks at "Ritze"
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

• Meet your guide pedestrian bridge, located right outside the main exit of Landungsbrücken S-bahn and U-bahn station • If you arrive by train (underground or regular) please use the main exit to walk onto the bridge • Your guide will be wearing a nightguard costume, and can easily be spotted • Please arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts

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Rund-um perfekte Tour mit Nachtwächter Michel. Durch seine humorvolle Art hatte man immer etwas zu lachen und hat neben historischen Fakten auch viel über die aktuelle Lage mitbekommen. Es wurde nie langweilig auf der Tour, weil jede Station etwas besonderes zu bieten hatte, Michel auf jeden der Teilnehmer sehr gut eingegangen ist und für eine lustig-angenehme Gruppendynamik gesorgt hat. Wer ein paar Tage in Hamburg verbringt, sollte diese Tour auf jeden Fall wahrnehmen.

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September 9, 2021


Die genialste Tour ever: Nachtwächter Fritz hat uns begeistert! Ein echter Hamburger, der einem wirklich tiefe Einblicke in die Welt von St Pauli ermöglicht hat! Mit Charme, Witz und super Fachwissen durften wir einen ganz besonderen Abend verbringen! vielen lieben Dank dafür! Bitte gönnt euch diesen Event! Seeeeeeehr empfehlenswert! Moin, lieber Fritz, wir schließen dich in unser Nachtgebet ein! Herzlichst Deine drei Mädels aus Vorarlberg

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July 29, 2021


The tour was great an very funny with Fritz!

August 30, 2020

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