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“Beautiful!”

Der Schoene Brunnen
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Private Tour: Nuremberg Day Trip with Train...
Ranked #19 of 189 things to do in Nuremberg
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were here in December for the Christkindlemarkt and the guilded fountain was decorated for Christmas. There were booths surrounding it so you couldn't get up close to spin the ring but is was so beautiful and so different from anything I have ever seen.

Thank NorCal-traveler08
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Der schöne Brunnen (the beautiful fountain) is really that: a very beautiful old medieval fountain, located right in the middle of the Altstadt (Old Town), on the Hauptmarkt (the main market square.)

The fountain was built in the 14th century in the shape of a Gothic cathedral spire, and contains 40 figures of historical characters: the four Evangelists, the four Church Fathers, the seven Prince-electors, the Nine Worthies, Moses and seven Prophets (Hosea, Daniel, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Amos, Isaiah and Joel), and figures representing philosophy and the seven liberal arts. There are two brass rings embedded in the fence surrounding the fountain on opposite sides: they bring good luck (or so they say!) if you rub them!

2  Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Impossible to focus on this with the imposing Frauenkirch behind, the paintwork was a bit too technicolor looking and loud for my taste.

Thank alialucinda
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Everytime I am in Germany I go to Nuremberg to turn the ring three times. My dad is german and told me when I do that it means I hopefully get to come back to Germany to visit again.

Thank Jaime C
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

When seeing the sights of downtown Nuremberger sooner or later everyone ends up at the Hauptmarkt where at Christmas time the world famous Nuremberg Christmas can be found a large golden foutain can hardly be missed on the market platz because the way it is painted it jumps out at you.
For newcommers it is alway a chalange to locate the brass ring built into this structure it should not take more than 15 minutes to enjoy viewing this very special structure

1  Thank edgoody99
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