Discover

Pinguinenbrunnen (Stadtpark)

Pinguinenbrunnen (Stadtpark)

Hiking Highlight

Created by komoot users
Recommended by 59 out of 67 hikers

Tips

  • MonacoTrail

    Slightly lowered, circular fountain garden. Bronze penguins on the central fountain of August Gaul 1912.

    translated byView Original
    • October 13, 2017

  • Michael wandert 🌄

    There are some works of art to be found in the city park. Adam and Eve, however, are packed just fine.

    translated byView Original
    • November 20, 2017

  • JR56

    The Penguin Fountain with the six visitors from cold climes is an idyllic and quiet place where you can find peace.Here in the northeastern part of the Hamburg city park, adjacent to the rose gardens and the plane tree alley, six cheeky penguins frolic on a fountain in the middle of the Blutbuchenrondell - a magical place and popular photo opportunity.
    The contrast to the hustle and bustle of the large meadow and wide areas in the park could not be greater: when you enter this densely covered Rondell receives a silence. The circular structure of the Penguin Fountain forms the entrance into the seclusion of the hedgerow and theme gardens in the eastern part of the city park. Four steps lead down to the lowered garden. The play of light and shadow of the leaves of the beech trees here gives the scenery an extra charm on sunny days.
    Penguins as a landmark and popular figure of the city park
    On a small, octagonal well, placed in a larger basin, six penguin figures by August Gaul (1869-1921) are perched around a murmuring fountain. The original bronzes and replicas of penguins have been destroyed and even stolen in recent decades. In the winter months, these Antarctic seabirds get a "roof over their heads" on the spot, so they can safely survive the Hamburg winter.
    The design of the city park with works of art goes back to the initiative Alfred Lichtwarks (1852-1914), the director of the Hamburger Kunsthalle and authoritative sponsor of the city park. He demanded that art from the museums be promoted to the public, to create a kind of open-air museum. Today there are 22 sculptures in the city park.hamburg.de/karte-stadtpark/4293246/pinguinbrunnen

    translated byView Original
    • October 30, 2018

  • Ma🌞NeverStopExploring

    Penguins as a symbol and symbol of the city parkSix penguin figures by August Gaul (1869-1921) squat around a murmuring fountain on a small octagonal fountain trough placed in a larger basin. The original bronzes and replicas of the penguins have been destroyed and even stolen several times in the past decades. In the winter months, these Antarctic seabirds get a "roof over their heads" on the spot so that they can survive the Hamburg winters safely.hamburg.de/karte-stadtpark/4293246/pinguinbrunnen

    translated byView Original
    • April 11, 2020

In the know? Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers!

Best Hikes to Pinguinenbrunnen (Stadtpark)

loading

Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

Learn More
  • Easy
    01:53
    4.48 mi
    2.4 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
  • Easy
    01:20
    3.27 mi
    2.4 mph
    50 ft
    50 ft
  • Easy
    00:57
    2.23 mi
    2.4 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
  • Easy
    01:09
    2.81 mi
    2.4 mph
    50 ft
    50 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:18
    5.49 mi
    2.4 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:30
    6.05 mi
    2.4 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
  • Intermediate
    03:19
    8.10 mi
    2.4 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
  • Intermediate
    03:58
    9.64 mi
    2.4 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
  • Intermediate
    04:21
    10.6 mi
    2.4 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:53
    6.98 mi
    2.4 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
  • Difficult
    05:51
    14.2 mi
    2.4 mph
    275 ft
    275 ft
  • Plan Your Own Tour
loading
Location: Hamburg, Germany

Information

  • Elevation10 m

Most Visited During

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Weather Forecast - Hamburg

Discover

Pinguinenbrunnen (Stadtpark)