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Kugelbrunnen

Am Hugenottenplatz, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
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Rolling stone ball

A ball, constantly rolled by the water pressure of the fountain below it. Stops in winter due to... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
FBA2341
Give Me a Break!

The Kugelbrunn does not belong on a list of things to see. It is a polished stone ball sitting on... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
DonPaulo
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Richmond, Virginia
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Jan 31, 2018
“Rolling stone ball”
Jan 20, 2017
“Give Me a Break!”
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Am Hugenottenplatz, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

A ball, constantly rolled by the water pressure of the fountain below it. Stops in winter due to lack of water. Restarts in the spring. Wow. :)

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The Kugelbrunn does not belong on a list of things to see. It is a polished stone ball sitting on a water source. It is certainly not even worth a one minute detour. Yawn!

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

C'mon...this can't be a thing to do.It's the simplest fountain that I've ever seen...just a big stone ball.Placed in the main square of the town,the place of the Christmas market.

Thank zuv
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Located in front of Sparkasse bank and right opposite to Hugenottenkirche (center of the town). It might be bit bored to visit a ballon fountain only, do come and experience festive atmosphere this moment...there is a small train-ride ring for kids to celebrate the Christmas...More

Thank cancer1998
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Erlangen generally is a nice town to visit. This particular feature is perfectly pleasant but you will not have missed much if you don't see it.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This fountain consists of a sphere of approximately one meter in diameter that swims in water. The sphere is turning. Sometimes I see children (or even adults) pushing the sphere, trying to make it move faster or to turn it into another direction. The fountain...More

Thank Annette_NP
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