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The Monument, o rather Willi Ostermann fountais stands in a small square which is also named after... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Interesting stone sculpted figures if you take the time to look

The Ostermann Fountain is located, in the old town, in a shady square surrounded by patio cafes... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
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28 Dec 2017
“Great little find.”
16 Oct 2017
“Mostly for locals?”
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Ostermannplatz, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We found this monument and fountain as we were visiting some of the magnificent brewpubs in the wonderful Old Town. In honour of the famous lyricist and songwriter Willi Ostermann ( 1876- 1936 ). His songs were most revered in Cologne and Germany in general...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

This guy is a local singer of some repute, and the statue itself is probably an acquired taste - particularly if you don't anything about him. So probably mostly for locals rather than being a tourist attraction per se. But it's in a lovely little...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Monument, o rather Willi Ostermann fountais stands in a small square which is also named after a well-loved local songwriter and singer – Ostermannplatz. The square is small, more like a courtyard inside a build-up area. But the fountain standing under a beautiful tree...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Ostermann Fountain is located, in the old town, in a shady square surrounded by patio cafes close to Lintgasse and Unter Kaster. The fountain had an unusual shape. It was triangular, about 8 feet high, and made from concrete blocks. Surrounding the base were...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We caught a glimpse of the Ostermann fountain on the eponymous square through the windows of restaurant XII Apostel on Heumarkt and went to have a closer look. The square is a bit off the trodden path and feels more like a courtyard than a...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

During our walking tour of Cologne, we walked through the Ostermann Square in Old Town. Our guide told us Wilil Ostermann was a singer and song writer and wrote many songs about his home town of Cologne. In fact, many of his songs have been...More

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