We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Beautiful fountain

Located in the Old Town, the small circular bronze fountain sits on a tiered octagonal base. The... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nice little fountain

Fastnachtsbrunnen is a small bronze fountain near the Old Town with dancing figures carved onto the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Hong Kong, China
Read all 14 reviews
All photos (35)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good21%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old town”(4 reviews)
“fountain”(5 reviews)
“figures”(3 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Gulichplatz, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Cologne
from US$13.31
More Info
from US$38.05
More Info
from US$30.65
More Info
from US$237.21
More Info
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews old town fountain figures bronze cherubs carved
Updating list...
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Fastnachtsbrunnen is a small bronze fountain near the Old Town with dancing figures carved onto the fountain. See if you can locate the fountain during the visit to Cologne.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Located in the Old Town, the small circular bronze fountain sits on a tiered octagonal base. The walls of the fountain are decorated with figures of dancing couples while a tall column rises from its center. The column is topped by a cute cherub and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We came across this superb fountain as we were wandering around the Old Town ( Alstadt ) heading to the Christmas Markets and what a great find. It's an interesting looking fountain with dancing figures carved onto the base of the fountain and a cherub...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The following says it all: our photo of the necking couple was by far the most "liked" of all our Cologne facebook photos. The faces are joyous and loving, and left us with a smile and warm feeling about this town.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ben H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

There's absolutely nothing positive to say about this fountain. It's ugly and neglected. You can have a 5-second look at it while visiting the nearby Fragrance museum, but that's about it.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The fountain is tucked away in one of the side streets of the old town. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century as a symbol of Carnival at Cologne. It is in the form of cylindrical basin surrounded by dancing and kissing...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank acorna
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 264 nearby hotels
Artisthotel Monte Christo
32 reviews
.07 miles away
Hotel Engelbertz
134 reviews
.08 miles away
Senats Hotel
294 reviews
.10 miles away
XII Apostel Albergo Hotel
157 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,744 nearby restaurants
Craftbeer Corner Coeln
99 reviews
.04 miles away
6 reviews
.03 miles away
Servus Colonia Alpina
445 reviews
.08 miles away
Gast und Weinhaus Brungs
687 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 569 nearby attractions
Shrine of the Three Kings
385 reviews
.10 miles away
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
619 reviews
.02 miles away
Historic Old Town
1,180 reviews
.11 miles away
Farina Fragrance Museum
726 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fastnachtsbrunnen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines