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Nice sculptured fountain

Nicely sculptured sandstone fountain. It blends well with the surrounding architecture and would... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
AFAK25
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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A Four-Sided Chiseled Monument

This is quite a unique monument, dating from 1838. When I stepped out of the Church of St. Folian... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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11 Feb 2018
“Nice sculptured fountain”
2 Nov 2018
“A fountain with two names”
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

The Marienbrunnen or Vinzenzbrunnen on the Münsterplatz was consecrated in 1847 and created by the Aachen sculptors Wilhelm Josef Wings and Gottfried Götting. It combines the history of the site - figures of four saints surround its Goth spire, which is reminiscent of the cathedral....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Nicely sculptured sandstone fountain. It blends well with the surrounding architecture and would have been mistaken to be as ancient as the Dom. It's a pity there is no plaque or signage explaining the name and history of this fountain.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

A special fountain, rich ornamentation, dedicated to Vinzenz, and is not unnoticed, when you are near the Dom, rich architecture, I find this foutain very nice.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is quite a unique monument, dating from 1838. When I stepped out of the Church of St. Folian, I noticed it. Curious, I approached it and looked at the 4 statues chiseled in that huge decorated stone. Here is what I discovered: It had...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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