Heinzelmännchenbrunnen and Cologne’s Folklore

Heinzelmännchenbrunnen © Travel Signposts

A Cologne Folklore about the Heinzelmännchen Gnomes: On our afternoon stop in Cologne we walked to the old market square to check out our favourite fountain, the large “Heinzelmännchenbrunnen” (Heinzelmännchen fountain) in front of the Früh brewery. Built in 1899 by Edmund Renard and his son Heinrich, the Heinzelmännchenbrunnen commemorates the Heinzelmännchen and the tailor’s […]