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Tarascas Fountain

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Address: Morelia, Mexico
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This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the...

This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the sky, is a popular city landmark.

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Nice spot

Cosy square with a nice fountain. From here you can see "El Acueducto" and "the lovers road". Amazing walk from the "Plaza de Armas"

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2015
karaflam
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barcelona
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Cosy square with a nice fountain. From here you can see "El Acueducto" and "the lovers road". Amazing walk from the "Plaza de Armas"

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1 Thank karaflam
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830 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Icon of Morelia is a must see if you are visiting this wonderful colonial city! Great stop close to the aqueducts ... a look into the history of the city!

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1 Thank METRUN360
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 652 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We passed the Tarascan Fountain a while back as we were leaving Morelia. A lovely sculpture of three naked women holding a basket of fruit.

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Thank MBB1952
Dublin, Ireland
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282 reviews
180 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

You can kill 2 birds with 1 stone but visiting here and the aqueduct. It's a 15-20 minute walk from cathedral.

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Thank cooker3000
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217 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I wish I could say more here, but the fact that it's a pretty fountain and that it has a lovely water effect pretty much sums it up.

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Thank washwestcc
Irapuato, Mexico
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very nice Sculpture, the surroundings are also very nice, this is a must see in Morelia. The fountain around the sculpture gives a nice touch.

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Thank Eduardo G
Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A guy just got killed right in front of my eyes at 3:30 PM. I was eating in a restaurant and saw how everything happened. This place is crazy.

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1 Thank Axel R
Guadalajara, Mexico
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a landmark in Morelia. This monument has suffered serveral changes in the past. First it was all colorful and was removed because someone thought it was inappropiate to show topless women in full color. Now it is made of bronze and if you go to see it you can take the chance of seeing ofther nice things whioch... More 

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Thank Miguel E
McKinleyville, California, United States
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Very interesting part of Morelia history. It has replaced the fountain of flowers across the street. There is a tremendous amount of history to be learned in Morelia. Also we felt totally safe at all times, safer than most 1.5 million population cities in estados unidos.

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Thank HarryNJohnon
Windsor, California
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37 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It is a very nice fountain and nice area to sit if you don't get run over by cars getting to it. One very nice item about the fountain is that a portion of the aqueduct circles around one portion of it.

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