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Baldwin s Fountain

Balduinstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Forlorn fountain

We came across Baldwin’s Fountain (‘Balduinbrunnen’ in German) at the corner of Balduinstrasse and... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
Winter is coming

The fountain has stood here for over a century (since its completion in 1897). The figure on top of... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2017
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Balduinstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

We came across Baldwin’s Fountain (‘Balduinbrunnen’ in German) at the corner of Balduinstrasse and Christophstraße on our way from Trier railway station to the Porta Nigra. This large Neo-Romanesque fountain designed by Ferdinand von Miller (1897) is dedicated to Baldwin of Luxemburg (or Baldwin of...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2017

The fountain has stood here for over a century (since its completion in 1897). The figure on top of the fountain, and whom which the fountain is named after, is Balduin of Luxembourg, the Archbishop of Luxembourg from 1307 - 1354. His posture reminds me...More

Thank konshoe
Reviewed January 19, 2017

If going out from the train station in Trier, walk not straight along Theodor-Heuss-Allee to the Porta Nigra, but immediately turn left and move along the boulevard parallel to the railroad, soon to the left you will see Baldwin's Fountain. Usually there is nothing special...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed November 2, 2016

we were part of a Scenic River Cruise that include Trier in Germany. The guide pointed out this statue ( it's hard to miss it) He is quite big and stands on a fountain pedestal. He was born in Luxemburg in 1354 at the court...More

Thank elliot_neck
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Walking through Trier is like walking through history. There is so much to see such as this wonderful fountain. I often wonder if the locals appreciate these sites as much as the tourists.

Thank Gustavo C
Reviewed September 30, 2011

Located at a square near the Main Railway Station in front of the " Ehemalige Reichsbahndirektion" building. At the fountain lions, aside a knight holding a plaque, sprinkle the water, at the pedestal on top of the fountain the statue of Elector Baldwin of Luxembourg....More

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