Der Chemnitzer Roland
Roland, a Frankish military leader under Charlemagne, became a symbol of the independence of the growing cities from the local nobility. He is depicted as a knight with a drawn sword.
Stone statue - 4.75 m tall - on the corner of the town hall.
- Alexander Höfer,
German sculptor from Dresden.
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 50°49'58" - E 12°55'12") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: desn041; Photograph: 23 January 2011
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