The Horse-Market in Bitburg

Bitburg

The bronze statue on the Pferdemarkt, the Horse Market, was designed by one of Bitburg’s own sculptors, Roger Delleré. The figure is to remind us of an era when horse and cattle markets were a daily occurrence and contributed largely to the town’s economic development. The "models" are two bona fide Bitburg citizens who are known as Schillings Klaus and Jaeschkes Fritz. They are depicting a buyer and seller finalising a transaction with a handshake. The trough dates back to the 19th century.

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Opening hours

  • Vom April 27th bis December 31st
    Monday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Tuesday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Wednesday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Thursday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Friday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Saturday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Sunday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

Place

Bitburg

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Tourist-Information Bitburger Land
Römermauer 6
54634 Bitburg
Phone: (0049) 6561 94340
Fax: (0049) 6561 943420

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