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A cute, fat little statue of the dude who allegedly flooded the Wörthersee to punish those who had lost their way (from god). Fun to stop by and take a picture while you're wandering around the shops of downtown Klagenfurt!
For me, a statue has to be either very good or very special to enthuse me, and this was not it. I guess there is a good story behind it (we didn't hear it); that can make it more appealing. You will probably pass it...More
It is said that this fellow is responsible for draining his keg onto the churches and townsfolk, thus creating Lake Wörthersee.
Many will toss coins into the pond after a rub of his golden finger for luck.
Its nice to hear the sage of how did Lake Wörth came about. The statue is based of the Sage and as if tells you the story. We enjoyed the art of it, and other tourists like to stop there and hear the story, and...More
We did as obviously many people did. That is, taking fun photo's of the funny little man. I took one of my husband holding his umbrella over the figure, and he took me with my finger on its head and the other pointing upwards as...More