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Erlkönig

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  • Zauderjo

    Who rides so late through night and wind?
    At the small pond at the Erlkönig it can be tolerated well - there are a few benches to rest and it is a bit shady.
    Wiki: The Jena Erlkönig is a monument in Jena.It stands on the way from Wenigenjena to Kunitz in the Saaleaue in front of a rock face, reminiscent of the eponymous ballad by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Originally executed by Theodor Wolff as a wooden sculpture, the statue was replaced in 1891 on behalf of the owner of Schloss Thalstein, Wolf von Tümpling, by a stone figure of Otto Späte.It is a mighty, larger than life figure of the Erlkönigs, who, as an old man with a long beard and robe, extends his hand over a pond below him. Actually, the statue carries a sword in the right hand, this was in the context of the recent refurbishment also attached again, but it has unknown people removed or destroyed.

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  • Waldfee

    This sculpture shines again and again in other color accents depending on the light irradiation

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  • Blumie🌻

    In the pond is z.Z. very little water

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  • Elevation150 m