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Simsonbrunnen

Kramgasse,3011, Bern, Switzerland
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Beautiful

Imagine a old fountain from around 1500 !!! incredible and it is right at the old town, there are... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
manerex
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Vienna, Austria
Lively statue & fountain

One of the 12 beautiful fountains in Old Town Bern. I didn't do research before I visited Bern for... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Yingwen X
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Maryland
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  • Average17%
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“old town” (3 reviews)
“lion” (2 reviews)
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Kramgasse,3011, Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Imagine a old fountain from around 1500 !!! incredible and it is right at the old town, there are so many great fountains in the city

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

One of the 12 beautiful fountains in Old Town Bern. I didn't do research before I visited Bern for the first time. I wish I did so I can plan more time. I spent one evening in the old town and found it very charming...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

Located beside the Music Conservatory along Kramstrasse in Old Town, Bern, and built in 1545, this colorful statue recounts a scene from the Book of Judges of legendary strongman, Samson, killing a lion. One of many magnificent statues located throughout the city, it is worthy...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2017

One of the famous fountains of Bern, which are all worth visiting for the beautiful carving. The after is clean so you can fill up your water bottle.

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Reviewed August 8, 2016

The detail and paint-jobs on the foundations and statues here in Bern and elsewhere in Switzerland is very impressive. The fountain wasn't anything really remarkable however it was very beautiful and the painting of it was very well done. Interesting thing to walk by on...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2016

It was built in 1527 and decorated with a figure by Hans Gieng of Samson taming the lion in 1543. The fountain represents the Biblical story of Samson killing a lion found in Judges 14:5-20. According to the story, Samson was born to a sterile...More

2  Thank amreltouny
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