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Hauptmarkt, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Altstadt - St. Sebald
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All reviews good luck golden ring liberal arts lovely fountain an iron market square an early morning visit approximately meters worth a quick stop holy roman empire fourteenth century beautiful landmark old town taking pictures located right gothic style worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Schöner Brunnen called in english "beautiful fountain" is one of the main attraction of the city. It is located in the centre (Hauptmarket). According to a local legend, if you turn the “golden ring” on the grille three times and make a wish, your wish...More

Thank Lugano22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily accessible in Old Town; great photo opportunity, and a "must see" from all sides and at every level

Thank Curious744921
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Elaborately decorated and gilded and sitting in a corner of the main City square (Hauptmarkt) this is a must see in Nuremberg. Protected by an iron grille from the thousands of tourists, yet accessible for the magic ring, which you must turn for good luck.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 12 August 2018

My family and I stopped at this fountain to participate in the turning of the golden ring. It was fairly crowded the morning that we were there, but it was worth waiting a few minutes for our turn. The fountain is gorgeous, and it just...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful landmark in the centre of town, has amazing detail and lights up in the evenings. Free to see anytime of day.

Thank Adam E
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is an impressive fountain with actual water coming out, and it also has a ring that you can rub.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Located in the Hauptmarkt or main square of Nuernberg this medieval ornate 3-tiered fountain (translated ‘ Beautiful Fountain’) dates back to the 14th century, An impressive, heavily decorated Gothic look 19 metre church spired work has sculptured cupids perched on the water spouts all housed...More

Thank MC M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

gold clock that chimes and little people come out like a cuckoo clock. it turns and sings at certain times a day. one wasnt working when i was there, but hopefully, it will when you see it!

Thank Lorina T
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This 12th Century fountain, which resembles Gothic church tower, sits amid the bustling Main Marketplace (Hauptmarkt) and deserves a deliberate inspection. With its own water supply, the fountain is one of the oldest pipe-fed in the city. It is adorned with forty stone figures representing...More

Thank NeedPivo
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Der Schoene Brunnen is a fountain in the Hauptmarkt that is tall and wonderfully decorated. They say that if you turn 3 times the ring on its side, you will get luck !

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