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Am Markt, 28195 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The large statue of Roland was erected in the Bremen Marktplaz in 1404. He was a warrior of the first Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and is said to be the “protector of Bremen city”. It’s quite impressive and very well preserved to be that old.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's amazing that this stone stature survived WWII, much less thousands of years. It's right opposite the Cathedral - in the Town Square.

Thank J H H
Reviewed 11 September 2018

If you are at the centre of Bremen you cannot miss this statue. It is the heights Roland statue of all the statues that are existing. Between the two spills of his legs is an old length measurement.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

No visitor to Bremen should go away with at least spending a few minutes at the Roland Statue which is some 600 years old and can’t be missed on the City Square - in close proximity from two other major local landmarks the Cathedral and...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 25 August 2018

As I understand it, the Roland Statue is over 600 years old. It was placed there as a symbol of freedom and trading rights. Besides the Rathaus, it is under UNESCO World Heritage Site protection.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Another MUST HAVE at your trip to Bremen - and yes, you should a picture of the Roland, THE historic town's landmark directly placed to town hall and "Bremische Bürgerschaft" - the parliament of city state Bremen

Thank travelbearnd
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Come see this statue, as it is in a wonderful square you will enjoy. Also close to many other sites in Bremen.

Thank Kj W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

An impressive state located in Old Town Bremen. The statue is made of limestone and bears an UNESCO World Heritage tag.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Legend has it that should anything happen to the Roland the city would fall, so they keep a replacement in the basement of the city hall.. The Roland is a very nice attraction to see, in the middle of the Aldstadt of Bremen. You can...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

A very impressive large statue. You need to take various photo shots from different angles. Close to lots of other attractions and places to eat and drink.

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