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Whimsical Monument

A fun and whimsical statue that is interesting to view from all angles. The statues and monuments... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
Greenville, South Carolina
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Interesting Sculpture

Hard to miss this art work and great for finding a group of figures for photographic interest. Go... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
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Plobenhofstr. 1-3, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun and whimsical statue that is interesting to view from all angles. The statues and monuments of Germany can become invisible over time as there are so many. But this one is memorable.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled on this in our travels. Quite the piece. The depiction of "fools" is quite accurate. Interesting to take a minute to walk around.

Thank WidthAdventures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The statue is almost like a renaissance sculpture the faces could come from Leonardo, but it is still actual and evergreen story as Porter novel.

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Hard to miss this art work and great for finding a group of figures for photographic interest. Go around it and look.

Thank joepaulsenngoro2
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

An odd but interesting thing to stick in the middle of the Main Street. Very eye catching, but somewhat brooding. Not certain about the back story to it - will research later.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

If you don’t read story of it its just a statue thats a bit odd . Close look and read of plates and its quite a cool feature If you near main square then pop and have a look . Nuremberg in general is awesome

Thank Sail B
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Stop and take a look! You should not pass by without paying attention to it. It can only start a thinking process about the world we live in.

Thank A S H
Reviewed July 12, 2018

it looks like the highway to hell on a boat but its a very nicely made sculpture. a little dark for my taste, but it is kit-cornered to a church so it made up for it.

Thank Lorina T
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Nuremberg is full of history, magnificent architecture, and interesting sculptures. One sculpture worth seeing and studying is the fascinating Ship of Fools.

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

It's a pretty interesting statue that you need to see from all sides to really appreciate. But there was a huge, gigantic street fair/market the day we went and it was too crowded to fully enjoy sites like this. Check their events and holidays to...More

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