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This Way To Hangman's Way

This is just one more gem to be found in the Old Town: the Hangman's Way, a roofed sentry walk... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Interesting site

I read a book about Nürnberg's most famous executioner, so I was interested to see his house... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of this bridge, but didn’t seek it out. However, we ate at a nearby restaurant one evening and happened to cross it. The Hangman’s House at one end is now a Museum, but was obviously closed at night. There is little to...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is just one more gem to be found in the Old Town: the Hangman's Way, a roofed sentry walk, which was once part of the 14th Century fortifications that secured the river exit. While it is itself interesting, this bridge also provides the visitor...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

I read a book about Nürnberg's most famous executioner, so I was interested to see his house. There isn't a great deal to see though and most of the signs were only in German, so it wouldn't have meant very much if I didn't already...More

Thank nisb0
Reviewed 19 March 2018

the History of Nuremberg hangmans house, they do weddings here now, hilarious, best to visit at night time when its dark

Thank walker b
Reviewed 15 March 2018

viewed in the evening at last night which gave it a special essence. Beautiful: make it part of your visit

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We were walking in the area last night and went across the bridge and half expected to run into the dreaded hangman. It was a calm night with a half moon , the place was quite enchanting. We would have liked to visit his house...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Worth a walk by if in the area and taking a few photos, knowing the town executioner had to live here between the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Thank traveleurope610
Reviewed 14 December 2017

A picturesque setting where newly married couples have photo shoots has not always been such a romantic place. Just across this bridge on the island is the executioners cottage and this bridge is where those condemned in times gone by took their last steps to...More

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Came here on a walking tour and was interesting to learn a little more about it. The last walk people took over this bridge before the executioners house the other side. Picturesque views over the river

Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 19 August 2017

When we were there a freshly married couple walked around there and have had a photo session. A wooden bridge over a small river with sweet ducks. Lovely.

Thank dominiquevazquez
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