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Address: Gymnasialstrasse 1, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Nice in the middle of Jesuitenplatz

The statue and the fountain on their own might not be impressive but if seen in the overall context of the Jesuitenplatz, then it is a nice monument adding to the splendour of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The statue and the fountain on their own might not be impressive but if seen in the overall context of the Jesuitenplatz, then it is a nice monument adding to the splendour of the square.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Schängelbrunnen is a fountain/statue in the center of Koblenz whch is surrounded by some superb Renaissance and Baroque buildings on Willi-Horter Square. Look it up if you're in the vicinity.

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Hampstead, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Koblenz is a sweet place to visit. There are many charming squares, modern and ancient fountains and winding streets with pretty houses. The spitting boy statue was one of many different fountains.

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Florida Panhandle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Schängel Fountain is Koblenz's trademark, and I love visiting it though I've seen it dozens of times. I think most fun is watching the delight in visitors' faces when the little rascal spits at them. Koblenz has a cheerful, cheeky spirit and the Schängel perfectly captures it.

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Salem, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It is always great when you can interject some humor into a city. The community here truly embraces the whimsical side of life as evidence by many of the statues throughout the city that are dedicated to everyday people. None more than this one as it is a monument to the illegitimate children of WWII and their mischievous behavior and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

It is so much fun when you find those little idiosyncrasies when travelling. Some historical figure or artist injects their sense of humour into their work or creation(s) for all time. And this little statue does just that. Puts a smile on your face and those around you. And that is always a good thing.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You would think that a family member would remember the warning you gave them the night before and stay away from this water spitting fountain, but no! Forgetful family member will often stand right in front of it observing the statue, then jump up and scream as the water spews out of the boy's mouth! The water travels quite far,... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The statue turned out to be much smaller than I'd imagined it, and it's oriented so the boy only spits at people looking at him from quite close by. I'd been looking forward to chortling at casual passers-by getting spat at on their way to work or to do the shopping, but it won't happen. After you've seen the statue,... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

My wife and I happened upon this statue/fountain while exploring the city ourselves (not part of a tour) and had no idea that it was going to spit water until it nearly drenched us! After the water, all of the clues became visible that we had missed before, but we thought it was just an interesting statue of a boy... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

We saw this fountain as part of the points of interest of our self guided walking tour of Koblenz . It was a nice sight as it fits perfectly in the black and white surroundings h

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