The Christomannos monument designed by Willy Zügel, erected above the Karer Pass near Vigo di Fassa, unveiled on September 24, 1912 and later partially destroyed - a 2.70 m high bronze eagle weighing around 350 kg - was renovated in 1959.
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August 19, 2017
The Christomannos monument in the shape of a bronze eagle was dedicated to the South Tyrolean politician and foreigner spy pioneer Theodor Christomannos (1854 -1911). The influential politician regarded the economic development of South Tyrol as his life's work. As an avid climber and mountaineer, he devoted himself in particular to alpine tourism and also to the expansion of the transport network.
August 28, 2017
Theodor Christomannos was an Austrian judge and lawyer. He is considered a pioneer of tourism in South Tyrol. The Christomannos monument designed by Willy Zügel, above the Karer Pass near Vigo di Fassa, unveiled on September 24, 1912 and later partially destroyed - a 2.70 m high bronze eagle weighing 350 kg - was renovated in 1959. Source: Wikipedia
September 2, 2021
This striking bronze eagle is reminiscent of Dr. Theodor Christomannos, a passionate mountaineer and pioneer, who played a decisive role in the tourist development of this area. His life's work was the expansion of the famous Dolomite Road from Welschnofen to Cortina.
September 2, 2021
Incredibly beautiful spot for the giant eagle figure. As expected, the place is a crowd puller. It is best to plan a little more time here. A bench invites you to take a break. The rock on the eagle that is enthroned has now been polished completely smooth by the many photo hunters.
February 22, 2022
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