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Fishwives Fountain by Rainder Walk

This is a clever fountain located in the center of Fischmarkt Square. The fountain depicts the... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Jack B
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Ronald, Washington
Nice fountain in the square

While on our walking tour of Cologne, our guide took us to see the very tall, thin and colorful row... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
Anne M
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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7 Jan 2017
“Another neglected fountain.”
14 Nov 2016
“Fishwives Fountain by Rainder Walk”
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Fischmarkt | St Martin Neighborhood, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is just another neglected and totally unimpressive fountain. You can easily skip it, as it bares no merits for "an attraction".

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a clever fountain located in the center of Fischmarkt Square. The fountain depicts the women who sold fish in the market centuries ago. The fish trade once flourished in the city of Cologne, if you note the nearby street names, they are all...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This place is famous old town and along the Rhine is Cologne. Right in the center of the old city of Cologne. I suggest you walk in this place.

Thank Mehdi V
Reviewed 8 December 2015

While on our walking tour of Cologne, our guide took us to see the very tall, thin and colorful row houses in the Fish Market area. In that same square is the Fish Wives Fountain, by sculptor, Rainer Walk. It depicts women selling their fresh...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Not far from the Great Church of St. Martin, you will find a fountain depicting the Feschwievern or fish wives. The fountain is unusual in that it does not show a typical fisherman with pole but rather shows wives of fisherman with distinct facial expressions....More

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