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Bizarrely humorous statue of married life

Grotesque images of the various stages of married life in big brass statue form. Really close to a... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
Winchester, United Kingdom
Grotesque and utterly funny

This controversial and grotesque sculpture depicts a rather cynical view about the cycle of... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2017
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“married life” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Grotesque images of the various stages of married life in big brass statue form. Really close to a U Bahn station so easy to get too. In an open air square that would be great for a picnic lunch

Thank wasjet
Reviewed November 21, 2017

This controversial and grotesque sculpture depicts a rather cynical view about the cycle of marriage. Comprised of couples in various grotesque and explicit situations, we found it endlessly amusing.

1  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of intriguing fountains and statues dotted around the city. The scale and awe of this fountain knocks the others out the park. You can't just walk past it, you'll have study every angle. Monsters and images of love life and death are...More

1  Thank Sandy_CTD44
Reviewed August 26, 2017

The fountain is big enough to find a place to sit on its edge and to enjoy a quick picnic (good bratwurst rolls at a snack bar just a few meters away) but the sculptures will provoke different opinions. We found them just plain ugly...More

Thank CBHighlandGirl
Reviewed August 17, 2017

I would not go to visit this place specifically, but if it is on your way, you can just check it out.

Thank Irina T
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Great statue - but I had no idea what it was suppose to represent. I can totally appreciate the art work and skill of the sculpture makers and this one is probably the best of the sculptures in the town centre.

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Based on a poem by a Nurnberger, Hans Sachs, this fountain shows the 6 stages of marriage. Funny in places, the final stage is scary.

Thank Mancunian53
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Although it represents stages of marriage this fountain has very wired stages, every stage comes with a mythical animal. It's interesting anyway.

Thank Ahmad A
Reviewed March 13, 2017

It titled "Marriage Carousel" and was completed in just 1984. It highlights 6 stages of marriage, from the beginning passion, through gluttony, until finally, as I show in my photos "til death do us part", where the wife is strangling the husband to death, both...More

4  Thank Charles C
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Just few meters from St. Lorenz Church. This interesting and unusual group of statues combined humans and animals figures in a very strange positions and style. There is a small fountain as a part of this huge sculpture. Nice to visit if you are passing...More

Thank Ahmed A
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