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Little Statue

Little statue, in a very special corner of old town. Very difficult to take picture as this place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SYLWIA S
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London, United Kingdom
Nice statue

Nice statue, the middle of the town square. Not as cute as the dog or the donkey so easy to... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Travelingjohn123
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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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“Little Statue”
15 Aug 2018
“Story associated with the Rafter's Fountain reminded me of the Pied Piper”
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ul. rynek Staromiejski 1, Torun 87-100, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little statue, in a very special corner of old town. Very difficult to take picture as this place is very popular with tourists.

Thank SYLWIA S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

It helps to have a tour guide explain the story behind this fountain located between the old Town Hall and the Church of the Holy Spirit on the town square. The fountain has a bronze statue of a barefoot fiddler swaying with the music he...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The Frog Fountain and adjacent statue commemorate the local story of a traveling witch who was expelled from the city, and in return cursed it with a plague of frogs. A Pied-Piper type fellow charmed the critters away by playing his violin, and in so...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Nice statue, the middle of the town square. Not as cute as the dog or the donkey so easy to overlook but still worth a quick look if you are nearby.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This statue is locates near town hall and cannot be missed for sure. This monument is also very popular amongs local people.

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

There is a funny legend reffering to that fountain. It has something to do with frogs, which is why a few of them surround the man visible in the middle of the site. The fountain looks especially nice in the tourist season, preferably at night...More

Thank Ravalus
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I remember when this statue was located in a small park near the bridge - so called alpinarium. But it was not really its first location. This statue since 1914 was moved from place to place. There is also a nice legend connected with this...More

Thank MLMaj
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

"Pomnik Flisaka - Raftsman of Torun" There was a tales of a raftsman who played the violin to lead thousands of frogs away from the city during a calamity of these animals.

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