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Residenzplatz, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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A Statue facing the Cathedral in front of the Residenz

It is the Statue in front of the Residenz with a big water fountain. The Statue is looking forward... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
314Haha
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Germany
Standing guard over the Residence

Statue representing Franconia. A figure with a laurel wreath and flag. Below are figures of Walther... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mellie2013
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Port Moody, Canada
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good59%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“von der” (3 reviews)
“meeting point” (2 reviews)
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Residenzplatz, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is the Statue in front of the Residenz with a big water fountain. The Statue is looking forward or facing to the Cathedral. It is a perfect place to sit and relax a bit from a long walk. The visit is completed with a...More

Thank 314Haha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Statue representing Franconia. A figure with a laurel wreath and flag. Below are figures of Walther von der Vogelweide, the poet, Tilman Riemenschneider, the sculptor and woodcarver, and Matthias Grünewald, painter. Beautiful. Nice spot to take a moment. While we visited, a young person was...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a big fountain directly in front of the Residenz, it is a perfect spot for pictures/ rest/ meeting point if you ever get separated from your friends etc.

Thank restrictedmic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This fountain is direct in front of the entrance to the residence. It’s a good place to meet or take a break. The water in the fountain is quite dirty

Thank philba890
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ceiling frescoes were the most beautiful I had ever seen. You get to visit many rooms and each is authentic to the period with gorgeous paintings and tapestries.

Thank Kay K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not what would be called an "outstanding attraction," but is somewhat unavoidable on the way to the Residenz palace, as it stands prominently in front of the entrance. I somehow didn't bother with a picture.

Thank Oldfart1939
Reviewed 26 August 2017

There is nothing incredible about this. If you have seen statue or fountains before, you are not going to be amazed. Have a look at it as you walk by, but don't go out of your way for this!

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The fountain at least partially fills up the large space in front of the Residence. It's a good photo op and very pretty. One of the main sights of Wurzburg, inscribed on the UNESCO WHS list along with the Residence.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This fountain is the only thing in the vast gardenless grounds in front of the large opulent former Residence of the Prince Bishops. The statue of Franconia has armour and a ducal headgear. Turning around you see the towers of the cathedral in the old...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This fountain is not spectacular or anything special really, but where it is situated is a good meeting point when visiting the Residentz. It is also the place where most people took out their cameras, iPhones and iPads to take memory photos. I did too!

Thank Xanerin
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