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11fountains | augmented reality route

(220.0 km)

Met augmented reality (AR) kun je met je smartphone dingen zien die er in het echt niet zijn. De MeAR Fryslân app voegt een digitale laag over de werkelijkheid toe. Tijdens deze AR-route kijk en luister je naar verhalen over deze bijzondere plekken. 

11fountains
Vanaf de fontein in Leeuwarden trek je de provincie in. De route langs de Friese elf steden brengt je bij elf fonteinen van internationale topkunstenaars. Commissieleden die bij het ontstaan van de fonteinen betrokken waren, vertellen je spetterende verhalen over de fonteinen. 

Het is aan te raden de MeAR Fryslân app voor vertrek te downloaden, hier download je ook alvast de route. Zo heb je tijdens de reis geen internet nodig. Tip: neem oordopjes en een powerbank mee voor onderweg.

Sights on this route

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11Fountains Leeuwarden

11Fountains Leeuwarden

Love’ consists of two 7 meter high, white sculptures of a boy and a girl. They seem to be looking at each other, but their eyes are closed.

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11Fountains Sneek

11Fountains Sneek

A man with a Horn of Plenty stands on a golden ball in the middle of the water.

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11Fountains Ijlst

11Fountains Ijlst

Culture, like nature, consists of layer upon layer. New generations continue to build on a foundation which does not disappear.

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11Fountains Sloten

11Fountains Sloten

The ‘Peewit’ shows a girl standing on the shoulders of a man. She holds a bird in her hand. Under the man’s feet a disheveled pile of buckets, jerry cans and barrels form the base of the fountain.

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11Fountains Stavoren

11Fountains Stavoren

The sea gives, the sea takes. Stavoren, once a rich Hanseatic city, has much to say on this subject. Floods, maritime trade wars, a port that silted up: the city fell into poverty several times.

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11Fountains Hindeloopen

11Fountains Hindeloopen

The city coat of arms, with its tree of life, with the deer and the doe surrounding it, is the source of inspiration for the fountain in Hindeloopen.

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11Fountains Workum

11Fountains Workum

For centuries Workum’s city arms on ‘De Waag’ have been supported by two lions. They are naive and their theatrical pose prompts laughter.

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11Fountains Bolsward

11Fountains Bolsward

Bats are intriguing, useful animals, crucial to the ecological system for their insect hunting. In Asian culture, the bat symbolises wealth, happiness and the blessings of old age.

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11Fountains Harlingen

11Fountains Harlingen

Harlingen used to be all about whaling. Nowadays we no longer kill these big and grandiose animals, but prefer to conserve them.

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11Fountains Franeker

11Fountains Franeker

The fountain is an ode to the world-famous astronomer Jan Hendrik Oort, who was born in Franeker. His assumption that a ‘cloud’ of billions of comet-like objects is moving around our solar system was a breakthrough in astronomy

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11Fountains Dokkum

11Fountains Dokkum

The Ice Fountain is a toy for the elements and no two days are the same. The ice draws patterns on the copper surface layer of the sculpture.

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11Fountains Leeuwarden

11Fountains Leeuwarden

Love’ consists of two 7 meter high, white sculptures of a boy and a girl. They seem to be looking at each other, but their eyes are closed.

Directions

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11Fountains Leeuwarden

11Fountains Leeuwarden

Love’ consists of two 7 meter high, white sculptures of a boy and a girl. They seem to be looking at each other, but their eyes are closed.

Voor de optimale ervaring raden we je aan de MeAR Fryslân app te downloaden. In die app kun je de specifieke route downloaden zodat je onderweg geen internet nodig hebt.

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11Fountains Leeuwarden

11Fountains Leeuwarden

Love’ consists of two 7 meter high, white sculptures of a boy and a girl. They seem to be looking at each other, but their eyes are closed.