Berliner Bär in Essen - Essen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 27.581 E 007° 00.249
32U E 361346 N 5702834
Quick Description: The bear at Berliner Platz in Essen
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 2/24/2015 7:48:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMNDYQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 7

Long Description:
At the northwestern part of the city centre of Essen Berliner Platz is located. This plaza has got its name shortly after the building of the Berlin Wall.
The artist Herbert Lungwitz (* 1913 in Weimar; † 1992 in Essen) created this 3 m high sculprure, which was first placed in the Gruga Park.
On 7/10/1964 they brought it to the Berliner Platz.
On the base of the sculpture you can read: "Denkt an Berlin" (Think of Berlin).
Name of statue: Berliner Bär

Name of creator: Herbert Lungwitz

Material: Anröchter Dolomit

Date created: 1959

Additional Coordinates: Not Listed

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