Fountain in the center of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines which depicts the same fictitious creature on all 4 sides.

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Fountain in the center of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines which depicts the same fictitious creature on all 4 sides.
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Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines is a small town in the Haut-Rhin region of Alsace in north-eastern France. This quaint little market town is famed for its once a year mineral show/fair. Sainte Marie-aux-Mines nestles within the Vosges Mountains, along with the Lièpvrette River that flows through it. There is a mining museum on the outskirts along with a military cemetery located just 1.5 km away. The picturesque center has a small fountain with 4 water spouts. Water flows from the mouths of the same fictitious creature on all 4 sides. Villa Burrus built in 1935 stands within the park and along with the red stone church of Madeline which also adds to the splendor of this interesting little town.
Location: Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France