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Magic Column

The Magic Column (German: Magische Säule) is located at the marina, near the boat pier. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bangkok, Thailand
A bit tongue in cheek

If you walk through the town gate and along Unterstadtstrasse or the lake promenade, you'll come... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Camberley, United Kingdom
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Seepromenade, 88709 Meersburg (Bodensee), Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Magic Column (German: Magische Säule) is located at the marina, near the boat pier. It was created by Peter Lenk, a German artist from Bodman-Ludwigshafen near Bodensee. He is famous for his provocative style and heavily debated works of art that often show sculptures...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

If you walk through the town gate and along Unterstadtstrasse or the lake promenade, you'll come to the harbour area and one of the first things to catch your eye will be the tall metal structure at the end of the breakwater. As you get...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Recommended to anyone who puts satires in front of beauty. This column is the first thing catching your eyes when getting into the harbor. The man faced gull seated at the top of the column, Colombus standing on a stylized globe, the armored soldier riding...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Unique statue that is not out of the way if you are walking along the lake, I do not get all of the parts of it and that makes up part of the fun

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This statue next to the ferry terminal catches your eyes from afar. It is located on a boardwalk on the marina of Meersburg, it compelled me like many other to walk all the way in their to take a photo of it. Since the boardwalk...More

1  Thank ayaa1977
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Another reviewer thought the Magische Saule looked somewhat like the Imperia in Constance. Good Call! The creator of each is the contemporary, local artist Peter Lenk. He is noted for his satiric style. It is sad that there is not much prominent information about the...More

2  Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Magische Saulle in Meersburg Germany is worth a photo or two. We are not sure what it is supposed to signify, but it is strange.. Meersburg, itself is worth a quick visitr if you are in the area. The best way to get ot...More

Thank realbigbear
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very unique monument. Not sure what to think about it. No explanation. Beautiful scene around it. The lake and the Swiss alps are both stunning.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A pamphlet is available at nearby kiosk - buy it; fanciful column of local history and legend; Best seen up close

Thank CintiKidCincinnati
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a really cool statue by the same artist that did many of the best works in Constance. It's right there on the Boardwalk, by the boat docks. There is no reason to go to Meersburg to see this, but if you are there,...More

Thank SMLBill
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