Guided tour

Frankfurt: Scary Sightseeing Tour with The Hangman

4.4 / 5

64 reviews

Activity provider: Morticus Ghosttours
Guided tour

Frankfurt: Scary Sightseeing Tour with The Hangman

Activity provider: Morticus Ghosttours
Likely to sell out

From US$ 13.03 per person

Likely to sell out

Experience a mixture of terror, sightseeing, and satire on this theatrical tour. Follow the Hangman on a journey through Frankfurt's gruesome past, if you dare.

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Duration 75 minutes
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Be entertained by professional actors
  • Discover Frankfurt's gruesome history
  • Learn more about the hangman profession and their importance in medieval society
Full description
Enjoy a 1-hour walk through Frankfurt at night with a robed hangman as your guide. Follow your scary guide (if you dare) on a journey of discovery of Frankfurt's history and his bloody work. But while you listen to your guide, be aware, for he must finish his work and he has no time to waste because the devil is after him.  Start your journey into the past at the cathedral, where German kings and emperors were elected and crowned. Continue towards the bank of the Main where many culprits, mostly women, were drowned in the water. Finally, reach your final stop, the Römer, Frankfurt's famous Town Hall, where you will learn all about the Römerberg's gruesome past as the location of many medieval death penalty punishments and torture chambers.
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Wait at the Domplatz in front of the main entrance of the cathedral. Your guide will be wearing a red robe and an executioner's mask.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Wheelchair users with practice or accompanied by another customer are welcome to attend
Customer reviews

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4.4 /5

based on 64 reviews

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March 14, 2023

March 11, 2023

Es war meine erste Buchung und konnte leider den Platz nicht finden, da ich aus einer anderen Stadt komme und mich leider verirrt habe. Für die Einsicht des Voucher muss die App heruntergeladen werden oder nochmal eine Mail angefordert werden (keine Pdf in der Bestätigungsmail), direkter Kontakt zum Führer selbst kann bei Schwierigkeiten leider auch nicht aufgebaut werden, sondern nur mit der Zentrale, die aber woanders und nicht vor Ort ist. Daher leider eine schlechte Erfahrung als Erstnutzer gehabt.

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February 26, 2023


Product ID: 353911