Die Mückenstürmer

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Recommended by 10 out of 14 hikers


  • Jens

    The lovingly designed sculpture on Linggplatz was erected there in 2003 to commemorate an anecdote from the city's history in 1674. In that year, the citizens of Hersfeld discovered a cloud of smoke on the church tower. Only when the preparations for the extinguishing work were already in full swing, it turned out that it was not a fire, but a large swarm of mosquitoes. Since this event, the name "mosquito-hitters" for the Hersfelder citizens consolidated. The sculpture itself is aligned in such a way that it embeds the real, then affected church tower in the scenery.

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    • April 7, 2019

  • Stefan ⛰

    Funny story about the Hersfelder.

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    • December 27, 2018

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Location: Bad Hersfeld, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Kassel District, North Hesse, Hesse, Germany


  • Elevation220 m

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