Night watchman tourWelcome to a historic night watchman tour through the old part of Baumholder.
Nachtwächter Dieter Heinz
Night watchman Dieter Heinz starts the tour at the “Place de Warcq”
with a view of the Old Town Hall of Baumholder, built in 1840. Located within the Old Town Hall are:
The City Mayor`s Office
The City Office
The City Library
The Adult Education Office
The Municipal Social Center
The tour then follows the old city wall along the Brühlpfad behind the Town Hall.
The next stop is at the blacksmith`s forge in the Badegasse. This forge was at work until the early 1970 `s.
From there, the tour continues with the historic Protestant Church
and the old Town Gate called “Leichenpförtchen” (Gate of Corpses). In the former days,the deceased were carried through this gate to the cemetery.
The tour ends at the “Dicker Turm” (Thick Tower).
Here a “Turmschnaps” (a liquor) is served.
The end of the tour was below the Dicken Turm in the Street Im Burgfrieden.
For more information call the city office, Tel.: 06783-981140 or Hotel Westrich, Tel.: 06783-5872