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The meeting point

The statue of Georg Frederic Händel, the famous componist and son of Halle, is the meeting point in... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Halle (Saale), Germany
Nice statue

Interesting statue to visit, have some photos and walk around the nearby area, preferably on a... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Halle (Saale), Germany
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Marktplatz, 06108 Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

In the middle of the old city. Nice statue. You can see from everywhere. It is nice to be here, which place Handel born.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Unstunning in middle of dull marketplace. Other side of tram tracks stunning but Handel's side yuk. Just good to meet people as an easy finding place.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Paula G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The statue of Georg Frederic Händel, the famous componist and son of Halle, is the meeting point in the inner city.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 185beatrixk
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Cool statue, didn't have time to do much in Halle, but this sits in right down town. Next time we will try to go to the Handel house.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank SaraD1199
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Interesting statue to visit, have some photos and walk around the nearby area, preferably on a sunny day

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank alexandros667
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The statue is on the Marktplatz. Every day near the statue different musicians is playing. You will not miss it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HighAley
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Like most cities Halle has a square with a statue. In Halles case, its the great composor Händel! Take a picture, move along.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank NilsOMoelleby
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Nicely decorated for the Haendel music festival, the famous composer's statue is situated right in the centre of Halle's Market Place. It faces the west because Halle's most famous son turned his back on his home town and finally moved to London - which is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Marianne H
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Handel monument is right in the middle of the City Centre. It is a common meeting point for everyone. Handel was a famous music composer born in the city of Halle where he started his life in music. He later on became famous when he...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Sumeet818
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The monument is in the center of the market place and where people gather for social, town's events and celebrations. Handel was born in Halle and baptized nearby Markkirche. Although Handel spent most of his life in London, he remained his roots here in Halle....More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank unescotravelbug
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