Do you know that the statue of the chamois has been looking down at the centre of the town from the Deer Leap rock since as early as 1851?

20. 5. 2020 | History

But why just the chamois? The legend has it that it was a deer that jumped into hot mineral water... Well, but because in Baron Augustin Lützow´s opinion a deer would never jump off a rock, he had a chamois sculpture put on a piece of rock above the Sprudel - on purpose.

The place has become popular with spa visitors and the mocked sculpture has become a symbol of Karlovy Vary in the course of time.

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