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We perched here and ate our lunch

The fountain is in the Place de Carnot which is a great space with lots of cafes and restaurants... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
prguru2015
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Salford, United Kingdom
Right in the centre of town

This is in a wonderful location. Free and the surrounding area is just so calm and relaxing. You... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
MadCookKath
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The fountain is in the Place de Carnot which is a great space with lots of cafes and restaurants and depending on the time of year there seems to be all sorts of events held in the Place.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Well is very nice and calm location. To be honest leaving review will be as learning reviews for cornet square

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

This is in a wonderful location. Free and the surrounding area is just so calm and relaxing. You can't miss it if you are in the city centre. Well worth a photo.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MadCookKath
Reviewed August 12, 2018

It's a centrepiece of a busy Place Carnot. Created by the Italian sculptors in late 18th century, it's made of white marble and stands proudly in the middle of the square. Place Carnot itself is a lively square full of restaurants and bars where locals...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

A very pretty fountain on the main square in Carcassonne. It is well maintained with some pretty flowers around the lamps.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

I’m not really sure what to add, because leaving a review for the fountain is basically the same as leaving a review for Place Carnot which I have already done. Suffice it to say that the fountain is grand in scale and detail and is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Neptune's fountain is a European touch of grandeur and adds greatly to the atmosphere in Place Carnot, which is a very picturesque pedestrian square located in the heart of the newer city of Carcassonne. The square which is surrounded by cafes and restaurants. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

We saw this beautiful fountain on our way from the station to the castle. It was early morning and very pleasant. We did not go out of our way to see it. It was nice to see it just as we were passing by.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 314peter
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere around the square and a fantastic market on Saturdays Not worth a visit especially for the fountain but great place for food if you're in town

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PaulBirmingham91
Reviewed August 19, 2017

The fountain is central to Place Carnot where you can always find a bar or restaurant to have a bite to eat or a drink in shade or sun.

Date of experience: August 2017
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