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Striking structures at the lower market square

If you visit the market square you will find this obelisk fountain. It was planned and built in... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Ralf K
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Wurzburg, Germany
A Good Landmark

It is rather a simple monument surrounded by beautiful buildings and an interesting market. It is... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
MitziMarmot
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Casper, Wyoming
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15 Jul 2018
“Striking structures at the lower market square”
19 May 2018
“A Decoration on the Market Square”
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

If you visit the market square you will find this obelisk fountain. It was planned and built in 1802 by Johann Andreas Gärtner. The classical fountain marks the center of the lower market square. It consist of a 15m high obelisk on a square pedestal...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This obelisk is probably an old one, from 1805, but is is not really special. Smaller than normally obelisk I've ever seen and no egypt character at all. It's kind of decoration on the market square, you can't miss it.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It is rather a simple monument surrounded by beautiful buildings and an interesting market. It is easy to spot and there's a Maypole nearby.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a rather plain disappointing obelisk however it sits in a very good market place where there is also the large Marien Chapel.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Betula103
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a rather plain obelisk, sitting in the markt platz amid the stalls, near the Marienkappelle and the Falkenhaus and information center. Just a thing to see as you walk around the plaza.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank tank1050
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It's a bit confusing for the first timer to this place, yet this obelisk can help us to marked down the map so we can with all traveler member..

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank don226
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you have seen any of the Obelisks' in Rome and the ornate plinths and carvings that surround them and are on them, this will be a little disappointing. A good marker to get into the market place, but nothing to write home about.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 652tomt
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It was built in 1802, is 15 meters high and marks the center of the market place. There are figured reliefs on the North and South sides and fountains on the East and West sides. There you have it. Plan on spending a minute or...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is an obelisk in the middle of the Marktplatz. There are some carvings on it, but nothing outstanding.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 588phis
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The square with some nice buildings and monuments around. Nice for a stop but I found the old bridge more attracitive.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank izif_37
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