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Tacky fountain on Trier's main square

The citizens of Trier are very proud of their ‘Petrusbronnen’ or ‘Marktbrunnen’ (Petrus or Market... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Trainbleu
,
Brussels
AKA the Marktbrunnen (the market fountain)!

Initially I couldn't find it here on TripAdvisor as Google maps shows it as the Marktbrunnen. It... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fountain and the square it is in is truly lovely. We sat and had a cappuccino while listening to the accordion player. There is also an open air market with flower vendors.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A really nice fountain in the middle of the Main Square of Trier . It is really worth the time to have a good look at it close by . The details are just gorgeous !

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

The citizens of Trier are very proud of their ‘Petrusbronnen’ or ‘Marktbrunnen’ (Petrus or Market Fountain) and they have contributed to its thorough restoration in 2013. The fountain was crafted by Renaissance sculptor Hans Ruprecht Hoffmann in the 16th century but since 1976 the original...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 22 February 2017

All columns and fountains in Trier are well-crafted and preserved. One of the beautiful columns in Trier is seen in the Marktplatz.. A must see to appreciate.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Initially I couldn't find it here on TripAdvisor as Google maps shows it as the Marktbrunnen. It is from 1595 and shows St. Peter on top. He is the patron saint of both the cathedral and the city. He is surrounded by the four cardinals...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Right in the centre and just along all the other must see attractions of Trier. Take a coffee nearby and look at all the details.

Thank hermann b
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This fountian sits in the marketplace and is adorned with numerous carvings and some whimisical animals in "different" poses. Must see to enjoy. Look closely.

Thank Leo P
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I didn't know this was here until I wall pass the out door ice skating ring that they had set up right by the Petrusbrunnen I understand why they didn't have the water on, but a recommend place to see.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I liked the sculpture of this fountain more than the water pouring act of the fountain itself. The details of the sculptures are well designed and well maintained. The fountain dates back to the 14th century although I am not sure if the sculptures go...More

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 6 June 2012

During our stay almost all fountains in Trier were out of order, which is a pitty. We visited this fountain whilst having a guidetour "Nachtschwärmer" so we have seen this fountain as well by night, which gave it a special glow but was difficult to...More

Thank vakantiejozef
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