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Impresive statue

The Drakenfontein you cant miss just outside from the main bus/train station. A large gold dragon... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Harpenden, United Kingdom
Nice Column

Pretty column and statue and fountain, near the station, symbol of the city, worth a photo and a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

After leaving the railway station, looking for the bakery that is the source of the "Bossche Bollen", the center of the first major crossing encountered is taken by the "Drakenfontein". (Dragon fountain). It is a nice, well made landmark, but not spectacular. See my picture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Drakenfontein you cant miss just outside from the main bus/train station. A large gold dragon on a column with dragon at the base. , very eye catching on your way to the centre of the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank henlowboy
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Pretty column and statue and fountain, near the station, symbol of the city, worth a photo and a stop as you walk into town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This beautiful Golden Dragon is dedicated to all the mothers in law. The running joke to visitors of Den Bosch, is that this city is known as the only place on earth where they have a monument for mothers in law. As you walk the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Evi55
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I just cannot get the memory of the image out of my mind. We got off the train at the cenyral station and stsrted walking towards the town. The sun suddenly appeared from behind the clouds and the statue of a Dragon atop a tower...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Just outside of the Central Station there is this dragen fountain in gold. Very beautiful to see this: one of the first landmarks when entering Den Bosch by train.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This fountain was made as a memorial for twins whom died at the age of 17. The design was the winner of a contest. It is located in the opposite of the central station. Since many years cars are using the tunnel below it but...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

So many towns look the same but you can’t miss this - the minute you walk out of the rail station this is the most distinctive landmark because it’s a dragon that is bright gold. There are also dragon statues at the bottom. Very distinctive

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Referred to by many locals as the Homage to All Mother-in-Laws, the Drakenfontein (Dragon Fountain) is placed right in front of Central Station in Den Bosch - It's beautifully preserved and a true landmark, very significant to the centuries old city. I used to pass...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HanProveniers
Reviewed 11 September 2016

It is an okay feature for this location. A larger than life golden metal shining dragon on top of a stone pole. If you are not traveling by train I would not go out of my way to see this though.

Date of experience: September 2016
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