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Arion Fountain

Horni Namesti | Upper Square, Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #15 of 20 attractions in Olomouc
Type: Fountains
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Bremen, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

I am not sure why they are fond of greek methology but the sculptures are very nice. I like the turtles a lot.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The craftsmanship is incredible and well worth a look but the style is not to my taste. Others with more sophisticated tastes than me will be able to tell you more about just how masterful this fountain is.

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S30052nellville Ga.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

This lovely sculpture in the Upper Square has several components. The boy and dolphin in the water, the coral column on the turtle in the water and the turtle on the square. You can look for hours at all the tiny details and it is a delight!! I love the little faces and just looking at the turtle on the... More

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

on the square, in the historical city center, lots of nice sights all around

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Good place to relax after sightseeing and to refresh your burning feet in its water, in summer of course. Its allowed, so dont be shy and take some rest here :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2010

The Arion fountain is possibly the most beautiful piece of Olomouc's extensive collection of public sculpture.

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