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Statue of Frederick William III of Prussia

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If you’re in Cologne, you’ll more than likely pass the Heumarkt. If you’re in the Heumarkt, you’ll... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Daniel A
Beijing, China
Impressive Statue

The equestrian statue of the King sits on a rectangular pedestal at one end of Heumarkt. The... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Heumarkt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

If you’re in Cologne, you’ll more than likely pass the Heumarkt. If you’re in the Heumarkt, you’ll more than likely see this very impressive Statue of Frederick sitting atop a horse. This is certainly a statue to behold. It’s not quirky, make you try and...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

The equestrian statue of the King sits on a rectangular pedestal at one end of Heumarkt. The pedestal is surrounded by Bronze statues of prominent personalities of the period. Further down on the base of the pedestal are bronze plaques depicting various scenes. The impressive...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

If you're 'doing Cologne', then you will go to the Hay Market. And if you go to the anat Market, you will see the statue. Impressive, and difficult not to just stand and stare. Captivating.

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 28 April 2018

While strolling the Heumarkt you will see the prominent statue of Fredrick Wilhelm III of Prussia. You can explore the carvings and take a rest on the lower pedestal. He ruled Prussia during the Napoleonic Wars.

Thank dese2
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This stunning statue dominates the Christmas Market area and in particular the skating track. I wonder what Frederick William lll of Prussia would think if he saw what was going on!

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

If your wandering around the Old Town ( Alstadt ) and you venture into Heumarkt ( Hay Market ) you really cannot fail to see the stunning equestrian statue of Frederick William III Of Prussia astride his horse. Frederick William III Of Prussia was the...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 16 October 2017

There's a number of modern bronzes in Cologne but this one harks back to the days when old white men, many in uniform, ruled the roost; to the days of equestrian statues. And this is an excellent example of its kind. Great horse, great looking...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This a quick and easy site to see, it is in the market. We walked by this on our way to see many sites

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were in Cologne on April 30th so the Market square was a busy and fun place. The next day was a national holiday similar to our Labor Day. The statue itself has a lot of detail and was interesting to look at. Walking in...More

Thank Cartercrew
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I can't write too much, other than to say it's very impressive, very clean, easy to find and again completely free! Cologne really isn't out to make money from tourists.

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