Memorials & Wells in Cologne

Pixies’ Fountain ©Sandra Schlieper

Visitors crossing the Roncalliplatz will find the Pixies’ Fountain.

Pixies’ Fountain
Love locks ©KölnTourismus GmbH, Dieter Jacobi

Thousands of individually decorated “love locks” now decorate the Hohenzollern Bridge over the Rhine.

“Love locks”
Tünnes and Schäl ©

The statues of the figures, stand across from the church Groß St. Martin.

Tünnes and Schäl statues
The Willy Millowitsch statue ©Sandra Schlieper

On the Willy-Millowitsch square stands the statue honoring the actor Willy Millowitsch.

Willy Millowitsch statue
Römerbrunnen (Roman Fountain) ©Sandra Schlieper


The famous Roman Fountain is next to Cologne´s Burgmauer.

Roman Fountain
Fish Fountain ©KölnTourismus GmbH, Dieter Jacobi

The St. Martin neighborhood begins at the Fischmarkt square, the site of the Fischbrunnen.

Fish Fountain
Jan von Werth statue ©koelnerfoto

In the center of the Alter Markt stands a fountain with a statue of Jan von Werth.

The Jan von Werth statue
Kaiser Friedrich III equestrian statue ©Sandra Schlieper

The Kaiser Friedrich III equestrian statue is at the Hohenzollernbrücke bridge.

Kaiser Friedrich III equestrian statue - Memorials & Wells
Kaiser Wilhelm II equestrian statue ©Sandra Schlieper

In Cologne you find the only equestrian statue depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II.  

Kaiser Wilhelm II equestrian statue
King Friedrich Wilhelm III equestrian statue ©Sandra Schlieper

The equestrian statue of Friedrich Wilhelm III, stands on Cologne’s Heumarkt.

King Friedrich Wilhelm III equestrian statue
King Friedrich Wilhelm IV equestrian statue ©Sandra Schlieper

At the Hohenzollernbrücke bridge stands an statue of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV.

King Friedrich Wilhelm IV equestrian statue
Winged car ©Sandra Schlieper

On April 25, 1991, the “Golden Bird” landed on the staircase tower of the Cologne City Museum.

winged car
Women’s Fountain ©Sandra Schlieper

The Women’s Fountain is located in the inner courtyard of the Farina House.

Women’s Fountain
Jupp Schmitz statue ©Sandra Schlieper

A statue in memory of the poet and comedian Jupp Schmitz is located on the square named after him.

The Jupp Schmitz statue
The Ostermann Fountain ©Sandra Schlieper

The Ostermann Fountain, which was completed in 1939, stands on the Ostermannplatz square.

Ostermann Fountain
Adolf Kolping statue ©Sandra Schlieper

The statue in memory of Adolf Kolping stands in front of the Minoritenkirche church in Cologne.

Adolf Kolping statue
The Cologne water level meter ©Sandra Schlieper

The “Kölner Pegel,” installed in 1951, measures the water level of the Rhine.

Cologne water level meter
The Theo Burauen Fountain ©Sandra Schlieper

At the Cologne City Hall you find the Theo Burauen Fountain.

Theo Burauen Fountain
Angel statue ©Sandra Schlieper

In the inner courtyard of the Cologne Museum of Applied Art there is a statue of an angel.

Angel statue
Albertus Magnus statue ©Norbert Jaehrling

The Albertus Magnus statue stands in front of the main building of the University of Cologne.

Albertus Magnus statue

Cologne has countless monuments and fountains that bring history to life. A number of monuments throughout the city have been erected to commemorate beloved figures from Cologne’s history such as Willy Millowitsch, as well as well as famous kings and emperors. Among the latter are King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia. The Heinzelmännchenbrunnen...

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