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Roland statue

Statue of the legendary figure Roland, popular in the Middle Ages in Europe and symbolizing city rights.

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Connected Sites

  • Dubrovnik: Dating from ca. 1396, replaced in 1419
  • Prague: One of the statues on the Charles Bridge, replacing the original in 1884
  • Quedlinburg: Dating from ca. 1460, restored in 1869
  • Riga: Dating from ca. 1412, now in a museum and replaced with a replica at the city square
  • Town Hall and Roland, Bremen: Dating from ca. 1366, replaced in 1404 and 1512


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