Mainz Daily Photo

Z…..

…marks the spot.

The Kulturufer (Culture Foreshore) in NQM Bingen is a highly successful conversion from a dire railway shunting yard to the stunning location for the State Horticultural Show a few years back and yesterday was exceptionally cool, despite the 30°+C temperatures.

The Culture Foreshore Festival featured jugglers, poets, medieval musicians, performance artists and a wide range of sculptures. including this one, involving an A, a Z linked with a particle accelerator driven by the human voice.

Your guess is as good as mine…

But the city’s used the bones of the 2006 show as the structure of an excellent park stretching a good 3 km along the Rhine, with permanent gardens, frequemt sculpture exhibitions, a number of quite good eating places and an excellent biergarten.

Any place with a biergarten‘s good with me….

 

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This entry was published on 7 July, 2014 at 15:15 and is filed under Art, Culture, Mainz, NQM (Not quite Mainz), Out and about. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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