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Not majestic lol

Usually statues and monuments are done with painstaking adoration of the public figure and try to... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
Forlorn fountain

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

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

its sad to say that this place is mostly over looked. its one of the most oldest fountain is this part of the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Usually statues and monuments are done with painstaking adoration of the public figure and try to highlight the best features of the person. The Romans sure did not. They wanted almost exact replicas that portrayed the person in their true light. Baldwin Fountain feels very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 April 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 22 January 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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank konshoe
Reviewed 20 January 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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 2 November 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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 10 September 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank wisetravelgnome
Reviewed 30 September 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

Date of experience: May 2011
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