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Am Markt, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Great statue and well worth seeing. Lots of people milling about in the square this afternoon so it wasn't easy getting the perfect picture. Well worth visiting this statue.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Its been over 24 years since our last visit and Roland needs some tender care and cleaning but still a great statue of the protector of the town. A must see when in town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Norm M
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This statue... is a statue! Roland is the protector of the city.. so it sure has a great meaning for Bremen! The are 24 other in Germany but it's supposed to be the biggest and most important. You can't miss it, you have it stait...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank antomik2014
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Here is Roland...the town protector...wearing a giant gingerbread heart....which in the local dialect says "Its the Free Market time!" So we have a 600 plus year old statue, and a market that goes back nearly 1000 years to the time of Conrad II, the Holy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ihbScotland
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The large statue of Roland was erected in the Bremen Marktplaz in 1404. He was a warrior of the first Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and is said to be the “protector of Bremen city”. It’s quite impressive and very well preserved to be that old.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

It's amazing that this stone stature survived WWII, much less thousands of years. It's right opposite the Cathedral - in the Town Square.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J H H
Reviewed 11 September 2018

If you are at the centre of Bremen you cannot miss this statue. It is the heights Roland statue of all the statues that are existing. Between the two spills of his legs is an old length measurement.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

No visitor to Bremen should go away with at least spending a few minutes at the Roland Statue which is some 600 years old and can’t be missed on the City Square - in close proximity from two other major local landmarks the Cathedral and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

As I understand it, the Roland Statue is over 600 years old. It was placed there as a symbol of freedom and trading rights. Besides the Rathaus, it is under UNESCO World Heritage Site protection.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Another MUST HAVE at your trip to Bremen - and yes, you should a picture of the Roland, THE historic town's landmark directly placed to town hall and "Bremische Bürgerschaft" - the parliament of city state Bremen

Date of experience: August 2018
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