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Worthersee Mandl

Kramergasse, Klagenfurt 9020, Austria
+43 463 5370
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Funny little fellow

Interesting story behind this funny little statue and the fountain, it takes only couple of minutes... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
synapsee7
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Zenica
Nothing special

For me, a statue has to be either very good or very special to enthuse me, and this was not it. I... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Aljoša O
,
Slovenia
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  • Average26%
  • Poor2%
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“coin” (2 reviews)
“keg” (2 reviews)
“legend” (2 reviews)
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Kramergasse, Klagenfurt 9020, Austria
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Reviewed 9 May 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.

Thank synapsee7
Reviewed 31 December 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

Thank Aljoša O
Reviewed 27 December 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.

Thank Ariel S
Reviewed 23 December 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.

Thank MKells
Reviewed 20 December 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.

Thank Tina Ž
Reviewed 26 November 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

Thank nryael
Reviewed 18 September 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

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was nice and interesting walking around Klagenfurt and Mandl is one of the best attractions in center.. great position to take a photo :)

Thank Rajna P
Reviewed 7 April 2016

In the summer, if you toss a coin and make it to the pond, the legend said you were to come back here. I went in March and it was closed. I hope I get to come back here someday. Loved the city

Thank Hamham730
Reviewed 22 November 2015

An old cast bronze statue which is said to symbolize the original flooding of the Wörthersee (Lake Woerther). The little man is quoted as having called down a flood to punish those who had lost their way and wandered from the true path of God....More

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