The one in Napfplatz, a once important busy town square. It has been sitting in this spot for more than 300 years, although it has been moved and refurbished a few times. The column you see now it is not the original … Continue reading →
The one by the Limmat, on Schipfe. It is outside the building of Vagabunt, a shop with a vintage accessories for men. On each blinder, a quotation. On the left, Giovanni Battista Piranese: Ich muss grosse Ideen schaffe, und ich glaube, wenn … Continue reading →
The one in the entrance of Helmaus, an annex building of the Wasserkirche. If you remember fountain number 76, the one in Lindenhofstrasse, you might also remember Felix, Regula and Exuperantius, the patron saints of Zürich, who after being decapitated, miraculously stood … Continue reading →
The one in the back of the Rathaus [town hall], right in the Rathausbrücke [town hall bridge]. Not long ago, the Rathausbrücke was used as a fruit and vegetable market, and to this day, Zürchers still call it the Gemüsebrücke [vegetable … Continue reading →
It is in the Oetenbachgasse. These boulders are actually moraines from a Glarus glacier, and were found in 1877 by construction workers. They were left on the same place they were found, and latter converted into a fountain.