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Drachenbrunnen

Dragon Fountain

artist unknown
1990

Geldern /  Drachenbrunnen   Geldern /  Drachenbrunnen

Description

Fountain depicting the dragon legend of the town of Geldern. Around a column the scene is shown when Wichard and Lupold von Pont killed a terrible dragon in 879. Exactly 1111 years later, the fountain was inaugurated.

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On top of the column is a lion, the heraldic animal of the town of Geldern.

Geldern - Drachenbrunnen

Geldern - Drachenbrunnen

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Location (N 51°31'2" - E 6°19'19")

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Item Code: denw724; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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