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The Handel Monument

Marktplatz, 06108 Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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The meeting point

The statue of Georg Frederic Händel, the famous componist and son of Halle, is the meeting point in... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
185beatrixk
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Halle (Saale), Germany
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Cool statue, didn't have time to do much in Halle, but this sits in right down town. Next time we... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Marktplatz, 06108 Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The statue of Georg Frederic Händel, the famous componist and son of Halle, is the meeting point in the inner city.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Cool statue, didn't have time to do much in Halle, but this sits in right down town. Next time we will try to go to the Handel house.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Interesting statue to visit, have some photos and walk around the nearby area, preferably on a sunny day

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The statue is on the Marktplatz. Every day near the statue different musicians is playing. You will not miss it.

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Like most cities Halle has a square with a statue. In Halles case, its the great composor Händel! Take a picture, move along.

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Nicely decorated for the Haendel music festival, the famous composer's statue is situated right in the centre of Halle's Market Place. It faces the west because Halle's most famous son turned his back on his home town and finally moved to London - which is...More

Thank Marianne H
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Handel monument is right in the middle of the City Centre. It is a common meeting point for everyone. Handel was a famous music composer born in the city of Halle where he started his life in music. He later on became famous when he...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

The monument is in the center of the market place and where people gather for social, town's events and celebrations. Handel was born in Halle and baptized nearby Markkirche. Although Handel spent most of his life in London, he remained his roots here in Halle....More

1  Thank unescotravelbug
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

a cool monument and fun to photograph, especially with the Baroquesque architecture of the town. the guy was smart

1  Thank Hassan H
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Reviewed 7 October 2014

Handel is of course the most famous son of Halle, and it's fitting that instead of the usual King the city should have at its centre this magnificently stout, bewigged, be-sworded, baroque figure, in front of the church where he was baptised and learnt to...More

Thank ELear
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