The fountain in the market square

Historic Hechingen


The fountain which stands before the town hall portrays in detailed reliefs the history of Hechingen from early settlement to the present day. The sculptor Klaus Ringwald (1939 - 2011) from Schonach was the creator of the fountain constructed in 1998.

Walk around the column of the fountain, marvel at the impressive scenes and experience over 2000 years of the town’s history. If you would like to know why the face of one of the figures was subsequently removed, then read the curious story of the Hechingen Fountain Dispute ...