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Visited this old town 25 years ago and had to go back to suck up the history, well worth the trip... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Brisbane, Australia
We happened upon this town because of highway construction. It was a real treat to see the town that inspired the story.

The town is as charming as you would expect it to be. The walk by the river is a very relaxing way... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

I love this town. The whole area is charming, and the city does not shy away from its claim to fame. Visit the Pied Piper statue, watch the whole story play out on a little wheel, take a Pied Piper tour down to the river,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

It is a crime not to go to Hamelin, of legendary Pied Pier fame and not see the statue. Drift round the pretty town of high gabled house and lunch in one of the lovely cafe's. The town is surrounded by lovely scenery of Lower...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Visited with a coach load of family and friends for a tour of the city. Very pretty and historic with the inlet brass rats in the stone cobbles. Most of the family/friends paid for the pied piper tour which was considered to be absolutely brilliant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Visited this old town 25 years ago and had to go back to suck up the history, well worth the trip and the food.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lee6377
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The statue is a short walk from the Museum. We came past it en route from the car park near the Theatre. A great photo opportunity spot for lots of pictures.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CockneyBrum
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The town is as charming as you would expect it to be. The walk by the river is a very relaxing way to see the town. The shops provide a fabulous selection of items from handcrafted to fabulous tea cups. The buildings throughout the town...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

A beautiful bronze sculpture outside the museum in Hameln. Depicts the Piper. Easy to access and free to observe.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is rather on the edge of the old city centre and quite difficult to find, but you must have seen it to make the picture complete.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Angela K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Story unfolds of how the piper led the rats in the city out to the river and relieved the city of them. Along the cobblestone streets, every few feet you'll see an imprinted rat in a bronze plate embedded along the walkway. This is a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank CliftonVA
Reviewed 15 October 2016

As one reviewer said, where else would you find a sculpture of the Pied Piper ... it's all part of the overall Hamelin story. It's attractive enough and very central ....

Date of experience: September 2016
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Ann E
29 March 2015|
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I lived in Hameln in the late 1940's and we visited a cave and deep inside there were sculptures of the Pied Piper and children. Does this still exist? Ann Eustace