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  Chindlifrässer Brunne
by mabu

This is the probably most special and best known fountain of Bern: The Chindlifrässer-Brunnen, translated Child-Eater-Fountain!!

It symbolises a man eating children! The history of the sculpture is not known for sure, it is presumed that it's a carnival figure.

The "tower" of the fountain was built 1545 the baisin 1690. The fountain is at its place on the Kornhausplatz now since 1997.

Directions: In the Middle of the Kornhausplatz.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 28, 2003
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