Kevelaer Protective Mantle Madonna

In the Marienpark in Kevelaer stands the stone Protective Mantle Madonna by the sculptor Arnold Hensler. It is a memorial that is intended to commemorate the fallen of both world wars. In November 1928, the great Madonna in protective cloak was solemnly inaugurated...

Venloer Heide Memorial

Venloer Heide memorial, the memorial of silence in the Venloer Heide is intended to commemorate the dark times of the former Venlo air base. In the past, the area around Venlo Air Base was used for military purposes. A reminder of the war sufferings of all those...

Stürzelberg Treidler Monument

The Treidler Monument in Dormagen-Stürzelberg is intended to commemorate the long-forgotten towing time on the Lower Rhine. To Treidel means that ships were pulled upstream by horses on ropes (lines). This type of transportation ended with the introduction of...

Duisburg Monument Germania

The Germania war memorial is located in Duisburg-Homberg directly on the Rhine at the Essenberg Rhine Bridge. The memorial is intended to commemorate those who fell in the campaigns of 1866 and 1870/71. The monument was ceremoniously unveiled as early as 1887. Today,...

Düsseldorf Equestrian Statue

In Düsseldorf’s old town, directly in front of the town hall, there is an equestrian monument that was created by Gabriel de Grupello in 1711.This equestrian statue shows the Elector Johann Wilhelm II, who in Düsseldorf is usually only called Jan Wellem. It is...

Krefeld Master Ponzelar

Master Ponzelar stands on a solid base on the green median of the south wall in the middle of the city of Krefeld. The bronze statue was created in 1911 by Johannes Stiegmann and depicts a typical silk weaver from around 1900. This is reminiscent of the times when...