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All reviews golden ring liberal arts lovely fountain an iron an early morning visit market square old town worth a quick stop holy roman empire fourteenth century beautiful landmark taking pictures located right gothic style worth a visit gothic church christmas market
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here when the Christmas market was on so it was difficult to see as it was surrounded by stalls. What you could see looked nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a fountain in the last part of the old town, ideally located in the Christmas market. Go make a wish and turn the button.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Georges M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful fountain is well woth a look at It is located in the (Hauptmarket).it is Protected by an iron fence yet accessible for the magic ring, which you must turn for good luck and lots of different figers all around it and all butiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 981davej
Reviewed 2 November 2018

It is an intricate brightly colored fountain with a big metal fence around it. It does not have water come out of it unless you pull down part of it. It has some weird netting on the top portion of it. It is located in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

In Nuremberg Old Town right on one of the corners of the Hauptmarkt you will find this place that over the years it has become one of the iconic landmarks of Nurnberg (beside the city's fame acquired during and after WWII there are a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tiberiu_Baranyi
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Everyone will tell you that there are rings that you must reach to assure your luck and happiness in the future, but if you're small, you may have to bring a stepstool! :-)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DorisGanser
Reviewed 30 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lugano22
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Connie R
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