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A very nice old fountain at the marktplatz.

A very nice old fountain built in 1595 to commemorate Petrus the patron of the city . It was not... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Herzliya, Israel
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Tacky fountain on Trier's main square

The citizens of Trier are very proud of their ‘Petrusbronnen’ or ‘Marktbrunnen’ (Petrus or Market... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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30 Jul 2018
“A very nice old fountain at the marktplatz.”
30 Jul 2018
“Unique looking fountain”
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Hauptmarkt, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice old fountain built in 1595 to commemorate Petrus the patron of the city . It was not badly damaged in world war 2 but was already restored a few times , last in 2013-14 . Every year , when the old town...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I can’t say if this monument/statue is an eye pleaser or not yet. It is distinctive and has an appeal I guess. If it’s a monument, I want a photo of it and search the historical meaning of it later when I have time. To...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fountain and the square it is in is truly lovely. We sat and had a cappuccino while listening to the accordion player. There is also an open air market with flower vendors.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

A really nice fountain in the middle of the Main Square of Trier . It is really worth the time to have a good look at it close by . The details are just gorgeous !

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The citizens of Trier are very proud of their ‘Petrusbronnen’ or ‘Marktbrunnen’ (Petrus or Market Fountain) and they have contributed to its thorough restoration in 2013. The fountain was crafted by Renaissance sculptor Hans Ruprecht Hoffmann in the 16th century but since 1976 the original...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 22 February 2017

All columns and fountains in Trier are well-crafted and preserved. One of the beautiful columns in Trier is seen in the Marktplatz.. A must see to appreciate.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Initially I couldn't find it here on TripAdvisor as Google maps shows it as the Marktbrunnen. It is from 1595 and shows St. Peter on top. He is the patron saint of both the cathedral and the city. He is surrounded by the four cardinals...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Right in the centre and just along all the other must see attractions of Trier. Take a coffee nearby and look at all the details.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank hermann b
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This fountian sits in the marketplace and is adorned with numerous carvings and some whimisical animals in "different" poses. Must see to enjoy. Look closely.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Leo P
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I didn't know this was here until I wall pass the out door ice skating ring that they had set up right by the Petrusbrunnen I understand why they didn't have the water on, but a recommend place to see.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Eric B
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