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This is a cute little statue. I recommend walking away from the main square to see it. It's worth... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia

Just in front of the city theatre is this very interesting statue of Papageno from Mozart's Magic... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Cecil H
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a quite sad sculpture but glad I found it, it is quick cool, and could be easily missed!! Thought provoking!!

Thank Mel J
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This is a cute little statue. I recommend walking away from the main square to see it. It's worth it.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Just in front of the city theatre is this very interesting statue of Papageno from Mozart's Magic Flute. Situated quite close to the main square. Worth a few minutes to wander down if in the area.

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed February 20, 2018

had a good weekend break in bruge and came across this a half bird half man statue who is a bird catcher in the opera The Magic Flute.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Bronze statue stands near the main city theatre. It is strange half bird and half human with a cage with several birds. We can recognize the person because there is inscription Papageno. He is one of the main figures in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. It is...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed July 17, 2017

This statue of Papageno stands in front of one of the best preserved theatres in Europe. ... Papageno is a bird catcher in Mozart’s opera ‘The Magic Flute’

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous day spent in Bruges! A canal boat trip, a tour of the city, lunch, walking, admiring the architecture and 2 and a half hours back to Amsterdam!

Thank nicarafiki
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Papageno is a statue of a young man, who is dressed like a butterfly, standing on a pedestral. He stands right before the stadsschouwburg. Papageno is part of the Magic Flute. He is a catcher of birds. He is quite a scared individual and not...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed February 19, 2017

A truly beautiful statue and very apt for the town of Bruges that seems like a fairytale in the making!

Thank aciram
Reviewed September 29, 2016

It's a bit different from other monuments or statues that you may find on the streets of Bruges. It's in front of a theatre school and it's one of the characters of Mozart opera.

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