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Fontana del Nettuno

Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy (Santo Stefano)
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Ranked #15 of 132 attractions in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The fontana was ok, nothing impressive but the people around were very nice and a lot of art and good food

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Dublin, Ireland
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

An amazing symbol of the city, well known around the world. The place may get too crowded so I would suggest a visit early in the morning.

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Haifa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Of course, it is a "must" in Bologna. A wonderful fountain. An assembly of beautiful bronze statues spreading water in the fountain. Don't miss it, is in the center, not far from the main attractions.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Another place on the list to visit. Great for photographing and gazing up at! Bologna is full of these lovely places to just visit....you can see many of the Seven Wonders of Bologna in a day!

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Valletta, Malta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It;'s a beautiful place where you can have some photos. Water from the tap near the fountain is very good for drinking too. Beware of pick pocketers.

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Bucharest, Romania
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213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

An wonderful fountain-an assembly of beautiful bronze statues spreading water.Situated in the homonym square,a little square adjacent to Piazza Maggiore(The Big Square) and surrounded by a lot of other interesting landmarks of the old town:Palazzo Re Enzo,Palazzo Comunale,Basilica di San Petronio.Walking distance(about 300-400m) to Torre Asinelli. The square is very crowded,lots of tourists are wandering here.

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Caledon, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Everyone seems to conjugate here and it is heavily photographed by tourists. It is worth a visit- it is often surrounded by street artists and entertainers. I don't think it is the best fountain in Italy however it is a pleasure to see.

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Denver, Colorado
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After seeing about a zillion fountains across Europe, here is one worth a picture (too bad I didn't take one). The square is crowded with people, everyone of them stopping for a moment to enjoy the sculpture. Take time to enjoy the other attractions, the bibliotecas and the basilica, and the people watching. Grab a gelato from Caffe Nettuno (adjacent... More

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Austin, Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This statue in the Piazza Maggiore is one of the most iconic of the city. It's an impressive fountain.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The fountain of Neptune stands proudly in the middle of the Piazza Maggiore - if only it wasn't surrounded by tourists and locals I may have gotten a good photo as proof!

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