Guided tour

Leipzig: 1.5-Hour Tour with Night Watchman Bremme

Leipzig: 1.5-Hour Tour with Night Watchman Bremme

From US$ 15.88 per person

Enjoy a fun and atmospheric evening in Leipzig with the night watchman Bremme®. On this 1.5-hour tour, explore mysterious alleyways and passages in the old town of Leipzig and learn interesting and curious stories.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an evening tour with a night watchman in historical costume as your guide
  • Hear stories and anecdotes of bygone times
  • Discover more about the secrets of his profession and other old trades in the city
  • Explore the most beautiful sights of the city and enjoy the special atmosphere of Leipzig in the evening
Full description
The night watchman tour led by the night watchman Bremme® is one of the most popular tours of the old town of Leipzig. This historical figure is now a permanent feature of Leipzig’s nocturnal cityscape. In the late hours, the night watchman lights his lantern and leads you on a path through secluded places and dark alleys, past the most beautiful sights in Leipzig. If the hustle and bustle quietens down, your guide – in historical costume – will share exciting and curious stories from Leipzig’s past. Hear interesting stories about famous celebrities including Goethe, Schiller, and the infamous Mayor Romanus. During the tour, take a look at the Nikolaikirchhof, the Alte Nikolaischule, the old town hall, and the market with the old stock exchange.
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  • Live tour guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Monumental column in the Nikolaikirchhof, Leipzig

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    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 1066 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Service
      4.7/5
    • Organization
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    A great tour through Leipzig with interesting facts, funny anecdotes and lots and lots of humor! With great puns (and the necessary portion of Saxon dialect) the most interesting cornerstones in Leipzig's old town were presented and explained. Packed in humorous memories from 1799, important parts of the city's history were also explained. Super nice tour, definitely worth a recommendation!

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    September 9, 2021

    In German only!

    Watchman Bremme is very nice and entertaining storyteller. We forgot the rainy weather as he led our group enthusiastly through the city centre, stopping at historical sights. We found out that the language is just in German which I could not understand. Luckily my husband knows a little German and he could follow it. So hope that this tour can be in English as well, we would come back for that. Maybe some texts in English? We would recommend this tour for any native German speaker. You’ll have lots of fun with Bremme’s stories and play of words.

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    January 1, 2018

    Sehr empfehlenswert, egal ob als Tourist oder eingesessene/r Leipziger/in. Unser Herr Bremme hat spannende Annekdoten aus dem historischen Leipzig erzählt, ohne uns mit langweiligen Jahreszahlen zu überfluten. Auch ich (obwohl ich schon 10 Jahre hier wohne) konnte interessante, neue Dinge in den Gassen, Passagen und Innenhöfen der Leipziger Innenstadt entdecken.

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    October 28, 2021

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