Goose Girl Well

Local nameGänselieselbrunnen
LocationInnenstadt, Göttingen, Germany

The Gänseliesel is a fountain which was erected in 1901 in front of the mediaeval town hall of Göttingen, Germany. Although rather small in size, the fountain is the best-known landmark of the city. Today, it is an essential part of graduation celebrations, for every student who finishes a doctorate at the University of Göttingen has to climb the fountain and kiss the statue of the goose girl.A Gänseliesel is also situated in Monheim am Rhein, Hanover's Steintor Square and Berlin's Nikolsburger Square.

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Address 20 Weender Straße, Göttingen 37073, Germany

Coordinates 51°31'57.731" N 9°56'6.539" E

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