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Interesting monument!

My husband and I were visiting Koblenz while on a Rhine River Cruise. We were fortunate to have a... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
MaryannF650
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Clarksville, Tennessee
Fountain of two commandants

Earlier in the heart of the square in front of the Basilica of St. Castor was quite unpresentable... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
gentbrugg
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Moscow
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

My husband and I were visiting Koblenz while on a Rhine River Cruise. We were fortunate to have a local tour guide who provided us with a historical narrative of the area. The Kastorbrunnen was a very interesting monument, special enough for me to photograph...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

When I came upon this monument I was confused as the text looks like it was engraved in a rush. It has historic value, but the gravity of it seemed compromised by the simple carving technique.

Thank John F
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Earlier in the heart of the square in front of the Basilica of St. Castor was quite unpresentable fountain. It thus remained to our times. This is an ordinary basalt stele, on both sides of which are placed the bowl of water in the form...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Only the historic value can be reported of this fountain; being dedicated to Napoleon Russian expedition. Other than that it is not impressive by all means.

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Reviewed 28 May 2012

of the Kastor Fountain (at the Basilica square): a French perfect Doazan had 1812 a, premature, inscription made to abide the successfull campaign of Napoleon in Russia: „ A Napoleon le Grand, anno MDCCCXII Memorable par la Campagne contre les Russes sous la Prefecture des...More

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