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Beautiful fountain

This is one of the most beautiful fountains I have seen. Used to punish the thieves, in the old... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
Location, location, location

The Pranger was THE medieval institution designed to shame thieves and other minor criminals. - The... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2015
cooxie3
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Toronto, Canada
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4 Jun 2018
“Beautiful fountain”
22 Nov 2015
“Location, location, location”
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is one of the most beautiful fountains I have seen. Used to punish the thieves, in the old days.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

The Pranger was THE medieval institution designed to shame thieves and other minor criminals. - The really bad guys might have walked the path to the gallows instead, located near the northern end of town and the cemetery there. An iron collar would confine the...More

Thank cooxie3
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Ever wonder what they did with people who lied stole or did other illegal actions? Well they put them on the pranger right in front of the church by the large fountain. Everyone could see them and they were shamed.

Thank Sabine B
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