Guided tour

Munich: Walking Tour with the Bavarian Night Watchman

Munich: Walking Tour with the Bavarian Night Watchman

From US$ 18.60 per person

Accompany the night watchman, dressed in white and blue, as he explains the history of the city in his Bavarian dialect. Learn all about "Minga," or Munich, for a unique perspective on local culture.

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Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Immerse yourself in the local culture with stories told in Bavarian dialect
  • Get a unique look into Munich's history from a costumed Bavarian guide
  • Discover St. Mary's Square, the Church of Saint Peters, and the Frauenkirche
  • Test your german skills with a tour entirely in traditional Bavarian German
  • See the city after hours and wander the streets lit by streetlights
Full description

Meet your Bavarian night watchman guide, clad in his white and blue doublet, and diamond flag, and follow the light of his lantern through Munich’s dark alleyways. Learn about Munich’s famous sights at night from your Bavarian guide.


Enjoy the Bavarian dialect and humor as you discover the spot where executions used to take place and the first brewery in town. Visit St. Mary's Square with its town hall and the St. Mary's Column. See the medieval cemetery, the Church of Saint Peters, and the spot where Munich’s first city wall once stood. 


Learn the stories of the city’s dungeon and the first residence of the Wittelsbach family, with its famous Monkey Tower. Take in the history of the 15th-century Frauenkirche, Munich's Gothic cathedral.

  • Guided walking tour
  • Bavarian-speaking night watchman in authentic clothing with historical gear
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

The night watchman guide will be waiting in front of a small stone guardhouse on the right side of the entrance to the tourist information office at the New City Hall at Marienplatz. He will be wearing a night watchman's outfit in blue and white and holding a lantern.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Note for people who don't speak the Bavarian dialect: this tour is in the Bavarian dialect, but it is understandable for all german speakers

Product ID: 415995