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Neptune's Fountain (Fontanna Neptuna)

Dlugi Targ, Gdansk, Poland
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Ranked #22 of 52 Attractions in Gdansk
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Originally I thought, well, a fountain. Nothing to be excited about. It is pretty stunning though and it blends in beautifully with the whole atmosphere of the Old Town.

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Mosgiel, New Zealand
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120 reviews 120 reviews
37 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Depending on the angle from which you approach this classic statue, you can form a nicely composed photograph with different coloured buildings in the background, and of course show a slightly different angle of Neptune. The surrounding area of restored buildings is magnificent, Gdansk has a lovely old town centre!

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Trollhättan, Sverige
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This was fun, this is the place in Gdansk where you take the photos on you weddingday. We saw many weddingparties in so many different ways. The blushing young bride in a long white dress, the very clinging dress, A treat extra

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Fairfield, Ohio
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164 reviews 164 reviews
74 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Since it is located in the middle of the old town, most tourists will find the fountain anyway. Not much there, but it is a landmark of the old city. It definitely doesn't look as nice as it could because of all the construction in the surrounding area. Stop by, take some photos and ten get back to checking out... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

About halfway down the Dluga Targ is Nelson's Fountain. One of the most historic and photographed areas in the city. Was dismantled and saved from the war and now replaced in all its glory. Always a big crowd around it so come early for daybreak light or late to get the statue in sunset to get Neptune to your self... More

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136 reviews 136 reviews
62 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Neptune's Fountain is the the heart of old town, so it is a very good point to meet with other people. From this point you will see some attractions od old town.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

One of the most famous landmarks in gdansk city, definitely worth stopping to look as you walk past.

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Sierra Madre
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Certain angles gave a great picture, but one building was under construction so the camera position was important. At the time we visited, the presidents of Germany and Poland were speaking and dining at a restaurant next to the fountain. So be prepared.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a sign of beauty, you can't have a town Centre without a Fountain, and they have really done it, by day it's a must have for my photo album and by night it's lit up and makes for a phenomenal sight, love this place, love this country and if the old boy who does the caricature pictures is... More

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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158 reviews 158 reviews
92 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It appears as though this is THE monument of Gdansk. Easily located along Ul Darga it is not hard to find and is perfectly placed in the middle of this long street. The fountain itself is nothing exceptional although still beautiful and worth a visit.

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