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The Heinzelmännchen Legend

In a famous tale connected with the city of Cologne, Germany are Heinzelmännchen a kind of house gnomes, which did all the work of the citizens of Cologne at n...
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In a famous tale connected with the city of Cologne, Germany are Heinzelmännchen a kind of house gnomes, which did all the work of the citizens of Cologne at night, so that the citizens ware very lazy during the day. This ended as a curious tailor’s wife tried to watch them. Because of the noise she made, the Heinzelmännchen vanished and from this time the inhabitants of Cologne had to do their work by themselves.
The fountain on this photo shows this legend. It was build between 1897-1900.
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