Statues - Hither & Thither
Der Wolf und die sieben jungen Geißlein
The Wolf and the Seven Young GoatsGerman fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm in Kinder- und Hausmärchen
The heads of the wolf and the seven young goats are protruding out of a wall.
Synopsis (based on Wikipedia):
A mother goat leaves her seven children at home while she ventures into the forest to find food. Before she leaves, she warns her young about the Big Bad Wolf who will try to sneak into the house and gobble them up. The wolf will pretend to be their mother and convince the kids to open the door. The wolf disguises himself ans the children let him in. He swallows them all but one. The mother opens the wolf's belly with scissors and takes her children out. The wolf later drowns.
The 'Grimm-Dich-Pfad', fairy tale path, is a trail along sculptures relating to Grimm's fairy tales and other places related to the Grimm brothers. Most of the sculpures were made by Pasquale Ippolito, the later ones (after 2013) by Sergej Fuchs.
The trail has 16 stops, not all are represented on this web site. All stops are listed below:
For a map with the fairy tales figures of the Grimm-Dich-Pfad in Marburg, click here.
See: Marburg-Tourismus, Grimm-Dich-Pfad.
Express Online, 5 March 2009, Märchenhafte Monumente.
Via the links below you can find the position:
|The maps or satellite photos appear in a new window|
Your banner here? Click for information.