Fastnachtsbrunnen & Schillerplatz

Schillerplatz

Schillerplatz is one of the most beautiful squares in Mainz. Surrounded by protected buildings and small oases of green, it features the Fasnachtsbrunnen and is popular for its nearby shopping streets.


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Schillerplatz
Schillerplatz
55116 Mainz

Fastnachtsbrunnen

The Fastnachtsbrunnen or "Carnival Fountain" is nearly nine metres high. It was completed in 1967 and features more than 200 bronze figures depicting the spirit and myth of carnival in Mainz, with characters like Till Eulenspiegel, Father Rhine and Hanswurst. And there are of course the famous "Weck, Worscht und Woi" beloved by the people of Mainz. The fountain is located on Schillerplatz near the crossroads of Schillerstrasse and Ludwigstrasse. From the balcony of Osteiner Hof overlooking the square, the great and good of Mainz gather on 11 November to officially open the carnival season.


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Fastnachtsbrunnen
Schillerplatz
55116 Mainz

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