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Schangelbrunnen

Gymnasialstr. 1, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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An Amusing Statue

At first sight this looks like just another rather ordinary statue. But beware! At random the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BobandJosie
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Reading, United Kingdom
Fountain tht spits water

Stumbled accross the fountain by chance when the boy started spitting water at me, quirky fountain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calaciban
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Province of Malaga, Spain
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Gymnasialstr. 1, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At first sight this looks like just another rather ordinary statue. But beware! At random the mouth of the boy issues quite a long stream of water to catch the unwary.

Thank BobandJosie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled accross the fountain by chance when the boy started spitting water at me, quirky fountain, worth seeing to make up the tapistry of the city of koblenz

Thank Calaciban
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a quirky little fountain and a must see if you visit Koblenz.It is nicknamed the citys eternal naughty boy. It was designed by Carl Burger in 1941. You do not have a long wait as he spits every 2 minuets,do not stand on...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

My husband I were traveling with a group of seniors on the Rhine River Cruise. Koblenz was one of our shore excursions. We had the opportunity to have an English-speaking local guide who provided us with the history of the area. As I stepped away...More

1  Thank MaryannF650
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This plain fountain occupies an out-of-the-way corner of a pedestrian (figuratively speaking) square. No water in January, so no spitting surprise = not of much interest.

Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Still nice to see even in the cold and wet. Always fun to see people surprised by the boys antics, especially on a windy day!!

1  Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

this fountain of the spitting boy was unusual from most fountains we have seen. at certain intervals, the boy spits water, so beware. everyone got a good laugh when one person just wasn't paying attention.

2  Thank Shelbydee
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Schängelbrunnen fountain, a symbol of Koblenz, is found on Willi-Hörter-Platz in the courtyard of the Rathaus (town hall), between renaissance and baroque buildings. It was designed in 1940 by Carl Burger and is dedicated to the Koblenz-born poet, Josef Cornelius (1849-1943), who wrote the...More

2  Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst on a KOBLENZ tour we were shown Schangelbrunnen - The Spitting Boy statue It’s tucked away and can be “wet” but luckily not this time of year Worth seeking out

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Our tour guide led us to the spitting boy fountain. It's good for a laugh, even on a wet day. It's located near city hall.

Thank GPBurdell67
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