FRIBOURG REGION

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Région Lac
de Morat
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Senseland
Romont
Les Paccots

Samson Fountain


Place de Notre-Dame
1700 Fribourg

The Samson Fountain was located at Place de Notre-Dame until 1958. This Renaissance work (1547) replaced a fountain that had been erected in 1428.

The octagonal basin in Jura stone dates from 1857 and was restored between 1957 and 1958. The fluted shaft decorated with garlands has a composite capital decorated with acanthi and winged heads of cherbus on which is mounted the sculpture representing Samson controlling the lion. The Biblical hero is a Renaissance symbol of strength and courage.

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Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
Case postale 448
1700 Fribourg


Place de Notre-Dame
1700 Fribourg

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