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Sao Jose Fountain

Rua do Chafariz, s/n, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Ranked #16 of 21 Attractions in Tiradentes
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Fountains
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Virtually abandoned. There is no water in the pipes. Access is impossible for the car. Impossivel for handicapped who is using crutches or wheelchair. There is an open sewer where once was a stream.

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Toulouse, France
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The fountain is nice but what is still nicer is the walk that starts from it and goes up to the source. There are monkeys frolicking above the walkers' heads. It is fun.

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Ronneby, Sweden
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351 reviews 351 reviews
224 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

You shouldn't go to Tiradentes only to see this fountain, but if you are in town, I would recommend to take a look. It is worthy a couple of pics and some thoughts about life in the past. The walk to the place is interesting as well, so set aside a couple of minutes for this short "detour"

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Rio de Janeiro
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

It could be better preserved in my opinion. It's interesting to imagine where people got their water to cook, clean,wash at that time

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