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Fischbrunnen

Marienplatz, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Pretty fountain in Munich centre

Lovely little fountain in the centre of munich, in front of the New Rathaus on Marienplatz. - you... read more

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Lynsey H
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Historical fountain

This is a historical fountain in front of the New Rathaus on Marienplatz. Interesting statues. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phi S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Marienplatz, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely little fountain in the centre of munich, in front of the New Rathaus on Marienplatz. - you can't miss it when in Marienplatz. Pretty design, and seems to be very busy on sunny days. Unfortunately, there were lots of cigarette ends floating in the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a historical fountain in front of the New Rathaus on Marienplatz. Interesting statues. We took some nice photos here together with the Rathuas on the background.

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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place to rendezvous at any time but it comes into its own in winter when ice forms and Mother Nature sculpts her own version of a sculpture. Quite magical!

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

On the Marienplatz sits a fountain established in 1318. On Ash Wednesday, the mayor of Munich, usually together with the city chamberlain, washed an empty wallet in the water of the Fischbrunnen. This is to ensure that the city funds will be filled again next...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

The fish fountain is a popular meeting place on Marienplatz and because of this it is difficult to actually view the fountain without a crowd hovering around or on it, with a bit of patience you can get a better view of the detail of...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Our group was visiting Munich in June and we used the fountain as our meeting point. It was easy for everyone to find and worked out great!

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

This small interesting fountain that sits to one side of the Marienplatz and with the large crowds and the impressive buildings around it tends to get lost. There is not a lot of information about what it is or its history.

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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Apparently parts of this fountain date back to the middle ages. In it's current form the fountain dates back to 1954 when Josef Henselmann created the fountain using parts of the neo-gothic predecessor fountain of Konrad Knoll which was destroyed during the Second World War....More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

Small fountain at Marienplatz. I'm sure there are plenty of larger and nicer fountains than this, but the cute little fish at the top and the clear blue water just somehow stands out from the dark gothic colors of the surrounding buildings. Worth a minute...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2017

Fountain off to the side of Marienplatz. I noticed it because it was still working in the freezing cold. Not much artistic merit.

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