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Ulm

Ulm is in Baden-Württemberg, situated on the River Danube . Ulm is well known for having the tallest church spire in the world on the Gothic minster and also as the birthplace of Albert Einstein.

Ulmer Muenster

Ulm cathedral is so high that one simply cannot see the detail of the carvings with the naked eye. Alan took random shots of the towers and buttresses and low and behold, we found 2 Green Men. There might well have been more One of the external Green Men close up
The second corbel Green Man. Simply not visable from the ground. Despite being shoot with a 400mm lens, they are still rather small! The choir stools in Ulm cathedral are fantastic. This is one of two Green Man amongst face-pullers, tongue-pokers and all sorts of other images
This second Green Man is easy to miss. The foliage emerging from his face appears at first glance to be hair A Green Man hid in the railings to the chancel
Carved door on west entrance. An unusual 3 headed foliate head Carved door on west entrance. A second foliate head
Carved door on west entrance. The third carving Carved door on west entrance. Slightly different in style to the others
Carved door on west entrance Carved door on west entrance. Two faces emerge from the centre of the door, spewing garlands from their mouths
Carved door on south entrance Carved door on south entrance. A wonderful foliate mask
Carved door on south entrance. A second foliate mask Arch stop in the cathedral
There are many corbels in the cathedral nave in the form of faces with foliage emerging from their heads. There are two distinct styles A second grimacing face with a headpiece of foliage
The same carving as above right, showing a second face directly below Grimacing Green Man corbel underneath a statue of St. Petrus
Female corbel with headress of foliage Other locations
Fountain in the Cathedral place Fountain in the Cathedral place
Fountain with foliate heads all the way around Another fountain with foliate masks
Fountain Green Man on a building frontage