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Interesting fountain with great detail - nice square

Worth a 10 minute look, tribute to carnival. Pretty, nice fountain and a few mallard ducks... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Paulb32any
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London, United Kingdom
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Fun!

Stand and admire and think of the genius it took to create this piece of art. The closer you get to... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
CharlesSeems
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Ottawa, Canada
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Schillerplatz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a 10 minute look, tribute to carnival. Pretty, nice fountain and a few mallard ducks. Worth a look if you are nearby

Thank Paulb32any
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Stand and admire and think of the genius it took to create this piece of art. The closer you get to it, the more details are revealed...

Thank CharlesSeems
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Absolutely beautiful. Mainz is one of my favorite cities in Germany. You can grab a cone of ice-cream and sit and enjoy this view.

Thank Ninar E
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I visited this fountain with friends while on a walking tour around Mainz. The unique theme of carnival masks is worth having a few photos.

Thank SMO2015
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Kind of a unique looking fountain. But it was not working. Kind of detracts from the experience. But worth seeing.

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 10 January 2017

From Nov. 11th to Ash Wednesday in late Feb. or March is Carneval time in much of Europe. This statue epitomizes the festivities happening. Go and look all around it at the many details. We were there in January, so the fountain wasn't working, but...More

Thank coolcatToronto
Reviewed 5 January 2017

... and summarizes the carnival in Mainz quite nicely. Spend a couple of minutes to have a close look at all of the figures and you will really appreciate this piece of work. Check out Wikipedia for a description and history.

Thank lumaD
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Not too far from St. Stephan's church. One of many Narren (fool) statues and fountains we saw on our trip.

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

There old town of Mainz is very charming and there are quite a few fountains. This one seemed to be the biggest one around the area and it leads right to where the market is held in Mainz. There is lots of detail that the...More

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Very interesting and a good stopping point to rest a bit either before or after going up the hill to St.Stephens(Chagall Stained Glass Windows)

Thank arlene l
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