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Marconi Fountain

Saxon Gardens, Warsaw 99-200, Poland (Śródmieście Północne)
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Ranked #32 of 155 Attractions in Warsaw
Type: Fountains
Description: This white fountain was designed in 1855 by Henryk Marconi as part of the city's first sewer and filter system.
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Palermo, Italy
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315 reviews 315 reviews
273 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A green little paradise in a modern city which sometimes lacks of green. Nice fountain in a even nicer garden. Take a look if you can!

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Warsaw, Poland
16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It is best to visit in the spring or summertime. As a child I used to go there almost every day. I think it was better kept and cared about in the 'old" times. Although it is well worth a visit. Close to the missing palace which was destroyed during the 2nd w.w. - which was the symbol of independent... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

One of the most charming places in Warsaw. sitting on one of benches overlooking this stunning fountain you can relax and breath fresh air in the centre of busy town. In summer surrounded by couples and kids. just wonderful.

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Vancouver, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We noticed at the entrance of the park and walked over to it. It is a beautiful structure. The surrounding area is very pleasant and serene.

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Pasadena, California
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120 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

-- the gushing water and air-borne cooling water droplets was a great relief in the summer heat. So, I dropped by at every chance I could during our visit. Most of the benches along the edge of the fountain were occupied by seniors people-watching. Children frolic around the fountain and the marble sundial nearby. Many locals walk their dogs here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

I loved sitting beside it in the evening and listening to the sound of the running water and admiring the wonderful flowers round it.

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