Karl Marx statue in Trier, Germany.
Contributor:Wim Wiskerke / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:49.5 MB (2.7 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:4851 x 3569 px | 41.1 x 30.2 cm | 16.2 x 11.9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:5 September 2020
Location:Simeonstiftplatz, Simeonstift Plaza, Trier, Germany
A 4.4-meter (14-foot) bronze statue of the philosopher Karl Marx who was born in Trier in 1818. The sculpture by Chinese artist Wu Weishan is a gift from China for his 200th anniversary in 2018. It's located on the Simeonstiftplatz, Simeonstift Plaza, and the Margaretengasschen in the center of Trier, within sight of the Marx family house in the Simeonstrasse and looking in the direction of the birth house of Karl Marx in the Brückenstrasse. The city of Trier attracts 150,000 annual Chinese visitors because of it's link with Marx.