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Town Musicians of Bremen (Bremer Stadtmusikanten)

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Am Markt 21, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a statue illustrating a charming Grimm's fairy tale. The statue is of a donkey, a dog, a cat and a hen, the subjects of the fairy tale. Holding both feet of the donkey is suppose to bring good luck. In German they are...More

Thank gb0921
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, I suppose you are almost obliged to see this if you are in Bremen, but I struggle to see what all the fuss is about. It's really not all that exciting and certainly not imposing. There was a queue of people waiting to have...More

Thank AstroBloke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely statue and brought a smile to my face. The Brothers Grimm story is lovely and I did read it again before arriving in Bremen.

Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You simply haven’t been to Bremen until you have seen the Musicians of Bremen statue, located next to the town hall! A super-fun and iconic landmark in the city, its folklore is intrinsic to Bremen’s history and a huge draw for tourists. Expect to queue...More

Thank Writer_Gurl1979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite hidden behind the town hall... right there you can find this bronze statue of the four musicians. Visiting Bremen you can't really miss the several scultures around, but that's for sure the most visited. Somebody says that rubbing the donkey leg is a sort...More

Thank antomik2014
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Obviously, the main export from bremen to the rest of the world is the story of the Musicians. We just told my son the story when we visited this week (he is 5) and he loves it - the animals hanging up on the baddies....More

Thank charlotte f
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This unusual statue is just beside the Rathaus on the edge of the Marktplaz. In may shops and the tourist office your can buy a book about the background story or cute shirts, placemats, etc.

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I am always happy to see the Bremen Town Musicians. I love that the city has several different sculptures around town. I think it’s a great icon for the city, and I love that they make use of it in so many ways.

Thank CHRISTYLOVES2TRAVEL
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This statue is great and important historical story. Plenty of modern versions around town. Worth a picture

Thank 62Kathy52
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Many statues everywhere in Germany but how many are such fun, dedicated to a fairy story? Easy to find at the back of the Town Hall.

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