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Drakenfontein

Stationsplein, Den bosch, 5211 AW Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Nice Column

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
For all the Mothers in Law....

This beautiful Golden Dragon is dedicated to all the mothers in law. The running joke to visitors... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Evi55
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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Stationsplein, Den bosch, 5211 AW Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Thomas V
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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

Thank Evi55
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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

Thank BhawaniPathania
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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.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
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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

1  Thank Marnix v
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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

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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

Thank HanProveniers
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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.

Thank WorldTravelOne
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A nice fountain and statue. Great craftsmanship and I would recommend a look on your way to or from the train station.

1  Thank Andrew D
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