This house sign is placed at a Renaissance building in Erfurt, generally known as the Haus zum Stockfisch (House to the Stockfish). Present-day this edifice houses the municipal museum of Erfurt. [German]
These sculptures on the river Gera in Erfurt represent Käpt’n Blaubär and Hein Blöd. Both were stars in a German children’s comedy television series. Käpt’n Blaubär (Captain Bluebear) also appeard in the educational children’s television series Die Sendung mit der Maus.
The first railway station building of Erfurt was in operation from 1846 – 1890. Today the tower is still in use as public clock but the main building hosts offices of the German Railways now.
These sculptures refer to a highly acclaimed children’s series on German television named ‘Die Sendung mit der Maus‘ (‘The program with the mouse’). In these series the mouse talked in a very fun way about topics such as ‘How to make electricity from lemons, enough to light a light bulb’.
‘Please take a seat but be careful don’t fall asleep!’ This sculpture named Little Sandman (Sandmännchen) refers to a German children’s bedtime television programme using stop motion animation. It happens to be that both parts of Germany, East and West, had broadcasted such a series with slightly different figures.
The Krämerbrücke is a bridge covered with 32 inhabited, half-timbered buildings. Most of these buildings houses artisans’ and antique shops. In building N° 31 a permanent exposition informs about the past and present of the Krämerbrücke.
The Colleqium Maius was used as main building of the Universität of Erfurt in the years 1392-1816. The windows depicted above were built in 1511/13. Nowadays they are part of a reconstruction as the original building was destroyed in the end of World War II.
Street art seen at a station of the local power supply company near the old city wall of Erfurt. I suppose these two guys are astronauts or – speaking in terms of East Europe – cosmonauts. It happens to be I came across more than one time such depictions of cosmonauts in Erfurt.
This pic show the remains of the oldest city wall (11th century) of Erfurt. The depicted wall, generally known as Innere Johannesmauer, had been demolished in 1875. Red and blue street name signs still give a hint which streets were inside or outside the city walls in earlier times.