Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, Bern

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Fountain · Hidden Gem · Monument
The Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen (Fountain of Justice) is a 16th-century fountain in the Gerechtigkeitsgasse in the Old City of Bern, Switzerland. It is the only Bernese fountain to retain all original design elements, and is listed as a cultural heritage of national significance.
Thanks to its namesake figure, Hans Gieng's famous statue of Lady Justice, the Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen surpasses all other Bernese fountains in artistic merit. The iconic figure was copied throughout Switzerland up until the middle of the 17th century. The statue is a copy of the original, which was largely destroyed by vandals in 1986.
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  • Another fountain in Bern. It is dedicated to justice and is again located on the main street in the old town.  more »
  • The Lady Justice has a sword in her right hand and the golden scales of justice in her left, and her eyes are blindfolded. An her feet are a sultan, emperor, king and pope with closed eyes, showing.....  more »
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  • Nice place with lot of restaurants, clock tower and Albert Einstein house.
  • Beautiful Bern.Loved the city.
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