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Gymnasialstr. 1, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Amusing statue

Be prepared to be sprayed with water as you approach this innocent-looking statue as the boy on top... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann C
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Spouting/Spitting Little Boy Fountain

The Schangelbrunnen is a clever fountain on the courtyard of the Rathaus. If you stand near the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
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Gymnasialstr. 1, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared to be sprayed with water as you approach this innocent-looking statue as the boy on top of the plinth releases a stream from his month without any warning. Pay attention to any puddles on the ground before taking up a position from which...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Schangelbrunnen is a clever fountain on the courtyard of the Rathaus. If you stand near the little boy, he will eventually spit on you...a naughty little boy he is. It seems that everyone in Koblenz must make a pilgrimage to this fountain. However, the...More

1  Thank j68ky
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I found it at last. Tucked into a corner near Koblenz Rathaus ( Town hall ) The history behind the Schangelbrunnen ( Shangel Fountain ) is incredible. It goes back to a time when French Napoleon had conquered this area of Germany and banned all...More

Thank lisa d
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Schangelbrunen is a spitting boy statue located near the Rathaus (City Hall). It is a must see statue when one visits Koblenz. Watch out for the wet spot on the ground and avoid standing there when admiring the statue. Every now and then just when...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 November 2016

First of all Koblenz is a very pretty City on the junction of the Mosel and Rhyne Rivers Walking through the back streets you come upon a statue of a little boy standing in a tub of water, every few minutes he spits out a...More

Thank elliot_neck
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The story of the boy's background makes this fountain much more understandable. The people from Koblenz have a good sense of humor...

Thank arizona-griswolds
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a funny statue. We stood there for fifteen minutes watching others get spat on. How funny. Careful where you stand he can spit pretty far.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I went here as part of a guided tour from a river cruise. It's an interesting fountain and story. Look at the water pattern on the pavement or the fountain will get you.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 1 August 2016

As part of our river cruise, we had a walking tour and we went by this funny little statue. We were warned not to get close, as every once in a while, it sent out a stream of pee.

Thank Norm G
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Take some time to read about this fountain and it then means a lot more that you have seen it, at first sight it does not look very imprressive

Thank cojotent
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