He's known throughout the world and invokes a chill to this very day, the Piper who led the children of Hamelin away. The tale has been translated into more than 30 languages. In many countries, the legend is part of the school curriculum and appears in books and art internationally.
Foreign visitors come to Hameln to see the location of the legend, the old half-timbered buildings and to imbibe the atmosphere of the medieval town. Choose to read the Legend based upon the Brothers Grimm in 12 languages: