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"The Elephant" Top 5 Page for this destination Konstanz Things to Do Tip by Kathrin_E

Konstanz Things to Do: 140 reviews and 361 photos

  The Elephant sign
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  • The Elephant sign - Konstanz
      The Elephant sign
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  • "Elephant" house - Konstanz
      "Elephant" house
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  • Two elephants! - Konstanz
      Two elephants!
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The Elephant is a restaurant, probably a very traditional one. I cannto tell about interior and food, I am mentioning it here because of its sign, which is a small but pretty detail in the view along Hussenstraße towards the Münster steeple. The sign is hanging from elaborate forged ironwork. It shows a gilded elephant with an elegant caparison.

Look closely: There is a second elephant at the corner of the house on the first floor.

The apricot-coloured "Elephant" house looks almost like a tower. It has indeed medieval origins. However, the top with the merlons is a recent addition.

Directions: Hussenstraße, corner Salmansweilergasse

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  • Written Aug 10, 2010
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