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Fontaine Roesselmann

Place des Six-Montagnes-Noires, 68000, Colmar, France
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Rebirth of the statue

As during the German occupation the Nazis removed the statue as a liberty fighter - it was than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
Another great statue by Bartholdi

This Crusader-looking dude was apparently the first hero of Colmar. He stood up to outside forces... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Charming_Karl
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Place des Six-Montagnes-Noires, 68000, Colmar, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As during the German occupation the Nazis removed the statue as a liberty fighter - it was than after the war again on his place. Another nice work from Bartholdi.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This Crusader-looking dude was apparently the first hero of Colmar. He stood up to outside forces in defending his city, which had resonance for the mayor of Colmar in the 1940s, who resisted the governance by the Nazis. The significance of the statue was not...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We first saw this fountain at night when it was illuminated in a strange purplish light making the short columns of the stout base seem particularly chubby. It looked rather better in daylight against the backdrop of the half-timbered houses around the square although traffic...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The fountain is located in a central location of Old Colmar. A beautiful square, a good place to sit and relax before you continue visiting the town. it's a must to visit the fountain and statue, but I guarantee that you reach it regardless due...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

It is on the city centre and you should add this point your tour list. When we were walking at the old town, we just turned the street and its on there. There are lots of restaurants just near it.

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

On the Michelin walking tour of Petite Venise. A beautiful square and fountain but not significant unless a history fan. The site does have curation signage so better than most. Worth a look. Roesselman was apparently the son of a tanner who led the town...More

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