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Mar 18, 2019
“Piece of local folklore”
Jul 10, 2018
“How can you not love Mandl.”
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Cute photo spot in Klagenfurt in the middle of the city. Listen to the history of the statue as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank feherp88
Reviewed July 10, 2018

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!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chairduck
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Just another random photo spot....another symbolic image of the city...the legendary tale to go with it was in German next to the statue

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Interesting story behind this funny little statue and the fountain, it takes only couple of minutes for a selfie and you can move on.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank aljo_ao670
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Ariel S
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Again for my family this was a one minute story and stop. We did walk by daily on our other adventures about this town. Very central and easy to find.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MKells
Reviewed December 20, 2016

It is a nice sight, and fun to read and talk about. The fountain in front of it is closed in the winter, so we couldn't toss a coin in it, but it was still a nice sight.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 110tina_
Reviewed November 26, 2016

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

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Yael N
Reviewed September 18, 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pamela H
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