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Address: Piazza IV Novembre, Perugia, Italy

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Very nice work of art.

Located in the heart of the historic center in the famous Piazza IV Novembre near the main cathedral Duomo of Perugia. A beautiful fountain artistically relevant and absolutely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Tortona, Italy
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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Located in the heart of the historic center in the famous Piazza IV Novembre near the main cathedral Duomo of Perugia. A beautiful fountain artistically relevant and absolutely one of the symbols of the city. The fountain is completely surrounded by a fence that does not allow to approach it too, though you can see it well close to snatch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

In my opinion this masterpiece, made of pink and white stone is the symbol of the city Perugia.It's a must see, located in Piazza IV novembre.

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Belgrade, null, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Fountain is, in my opinion, the most beautiful landmark in Perugia, you only need to carefully look around and I believe that they will leave you breathless. It's my favorite.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Every bit as impressive and beautiful as I'd heard. I only wish I'd had something or someone with me to explain what the different panels and figures represent. Some are obvious (e.g Adam and Eve, or January, when the family pig is killed), some less so. The railing, incidentally, is very well judged. It's the right size and distance, it... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

You cannot miss this fountain it is in the Plazza IV Novembre just outside the Duomo. It is a very ornate construction, with three layers and you go round and round it noticing more and more details from incidents from the old Testament. The fountain is protected by a railing - which is a shame but understandable It is hard... More 

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King of Prussia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This fountain has carvings of the zodiac, Adam and Eve, the seasons and so much more. It is huge and impressive. A great place for photos.

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new rochelle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

This fountain is right in the main square, so you can enjoy it along with the people and the beautiful buildings that surround it

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Its a lovely ancient fountain but I wished there was a more aesthetic way to protect it - the railings made it look like it was in captivity.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Just too bad that it is surrounded by fencing that doesn't allow people to approach the fountain. Beautiful spot though.

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Crete
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

It's in a very busy area with lots of people admiring this fountain Built in 13C to celebrate the completion of aqueducts bringing fresh water into the city, it's easy to see why. The carvings and statues around it's edges, many of bible stories, are beautiful. The fountain dominates the piazza and is surrounded by many beautiful buildings. Very well... More 

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