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Fischbrunnen

Marienplatz, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Fun fountain to see at Marienplatz

Fish's Fountain (Fischbrunnen) is one of two fountains at Marienplatz in the Old Town of Munich... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Good meeting place

Since the square is so big, we found this a good place to meet up with friends. The fountain itself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon M
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Abingdon, Maryland
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Marienplatz, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fish's Fountain (Fischbrunnen) is one of two fountains at Marienplatz in the Old Town of Munich, this being by far the more interesting and impressive to see. The Fish Fountain was designed by German sculptor Josef Henselman in 1954 replacing an earlier fountain that was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the square is so big, we found this a good place to meet up with friends. The fountain itself is interesting with it ladies and the bloated fish on top. It only dates back to the early 50s since much of Munich was destroyed...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While not particularly old, it was constructed in the 50's, I found this fountain on Marienplatz charming. The original fountain had been destroyed in WW2. You'll find it a one end of the beautiful New City Hall. What I enjoyed about the fountain, were the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fountain located near the eastern end of Marienplatz is partially hidden from view by the U-Bahn and S-Bahn signs and entrance if you are in the center of the square. The history of the fountain goes back to the fourteenth century. The current one...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Lovely little fountain in the centre of munich, in front of the New Rathaus on Marienplatz. - you can't miss it when in Marienplatz. Pretty design, and seems to be very busy on sunny days. Unfortunately, there were lots of cigarette ends floating in the...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is a historical fountain in front of the New Rathaus on Marienplatz. Interesting statues. We took some nice photos here together with the Rathuas on the background.

Thank Phi S
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place to rendezvous at any time but it comes into its own in winter when ice forms and Mother Nature sculpts her own version of a sculpture. Quite magical!

Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

On the Marienplatz sits a fountain established in 1318. On Ash Wednesday, the mayor of Munich, usually together with the city chamberlain, washed an empty wallet in the water of the Fischbrunnen. This is to ensure that the city funds will be filled again next...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The fish fountain is a popular meeting place on Marienplatz and because of this it is difficult to actually view the fountain without a crowd hovering around or on it, with a bit of patience you can get a better view of the detail of...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Our group was visiting Munich in June and we used the fountain as our meeting point. It was easy for everyone to find and worked out great!

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