Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Berlin - Spandauer Straße ...

... Emperor Wilhelm II received the fountain as a gift for
the beautification of his Schlossplatz / Palace square
in the third year of his regency (1888-1918) ...
source: tripwolf.com

... Andreas and a detail
of the Neptune Fountain ...


... aunt Renate and uncle Ernst ...

... and many other tourists standing
in front of the Neptunbrunnen ...


The Neptunbrunnen / Neptune Fountain (1880-91)
by Reinhold Begas
by en.wikipedia.org
... The four women around him represent the four main rivers
of Prussia: Elbe, Rhine, Vistula, and Oder ...
... The diameter is 18 m , the height is 10 m ...

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