This square is dominated by a statue of Goethe,
the great poet and polymath, towering above a fountain with reliefs.
What does he hold in his hand?
A Czech specialty – a piece of "egeran", a mineral named after the Bohemian town of Eger (Cheb)
which is essentially an orange-brown variant of vesuvian – the material which inspired Goethe,
donning alternatingly his mineralogist’s and poet’s hat, to a poem celebrating this mineral.
Surely you will have brought your cellphone?
It will provide you with crucial help as you try to answer all the riddles.
Simply download "TimeTrip" –
a straightforward app for this educational trail.
Quiz question No. 1: Download the TimeTrip app (following the instructions on the info panel) and note down what last name adorns the building next to the Post Hotel (Hint: the first name is Johann)