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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great statue and well worth seeing. Lots of people milling about in the square this afternoon so it wasn't easy getting the perfect picture. Well worth visiting this statue.

Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its been over 24 years since our last visit and Roland needs some tender care and cleaning but still a great statue of the protector of the town. A must see when in town.

Thank Stumpie8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue... is a statue! Roland is the protector of the city.. so it sure has a great meaning for Bremen! The are 24 other in Germany but it's supposed to be the biggest and most important. You can't miss it, you have it stait...More

Thank antomik2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is Roland...the town protector...wearing a giant gingerbread heart....which in the local dialect says "Its the Free Market time!" So we have a 600 plus year old statue, and a market that goes back nearly 1000 years to the time of Conrad II, the Holy...More

Thank ihbScotland
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The large statue of Roland was erected in the Bremen Marktplaz in 1404. He was a warrior of the first Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and is said to be the “protector of Bremen city”. It’s quite impressive and very well preserved to be that old.

Thank MaroonDawg67
Reviewed September 16, 2018

It's amazing that this stone stature survived WWII, much less thousands of years. It's right opposite the Cathedral - in the Town Square.

Thank J H H
Reviewed September 11, 2018

If you are at the centre of Bremen you cannot miss this statue. It is the heights Roland statue of all the statues that are existing. Between the two spills of his legs is an old length measurement.

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Reviewed September 5, 2018

No visitor to Bremen should go away with at least spending a few minutes at the Roland Statue which is some 600 years old and can’t be missed on the City Square - in close proximity from two other major local landmarks the Cathedral and...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 25, 2018

As I understand it, the Roland Statue is over 600 years old. It was placed there as a symbol of freedom and trading rights. Besides the Rathaus, it is under UNESCO World Heritage Site protection.

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Another MUST HAVE at your trip to Bremen - and yes, you should a picture of the Roland, THE historic town's landmark directly placed to town hall and "Bremische Bürgerschaft" - the parliament of city state Bremen

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