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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another beautiful monument/fountain in the middle of a busy intersection, so it is somewhat hard to appreciate it fully. It is very impressive nonetheless.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bima01
Reviewed April 12, 2019

This landmark of Madrid is a pretty neo-classical styled fountain, close to Parque Retiro and just south of another major landmark, the Fuente de Cibeles. The sculpture depicts Neptune standing on his sea chariot, which a giant tortoise forming the base of the chariot emerging...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

It is hard to see because there is huge roundabout with like 3 lines and it makes it hard to see it fully. Only option is to have a photo from pretty far away.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bibuly
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

In a city with plenty to see its hard to stand out. This is a great fountain and does just that. Wonderfully located and really beautiful; worth at least getting your driver to slow down or ideally wandering past it, day and night!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Matvl
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Although it is surrounded by traffic, the fountain in lovely to see, especially when illuminated at night.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

This is a lovely fountain but I have never been passed it at night. Today was the first time and it was lit up in a beautiful and spectacular fashion.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Similar in idea to the Cibeles Fountain. It is also located in the middle of a busy street, so you'll probably only get a passing glimpse of it. It's a beautiful, huge fountain especially when lit at night.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Like the Plaza Independencia the Neptuno Fountain is surrounded by roads so it is difficult to get a close up look. We would have liked to get closer but it just wasn't possible. Worth seeing though more for the sculpture than the water display.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Centred on a busy road, the fountain is worth seeing if you are on your way to Retiro Park. Not being accessible to go in for a closer look is the only drawback.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pauly-101
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a large fountain right in the middle of a very busy intersection. It appears to be made of marble. If you are traveling in the area you can’t miss it. It’s very well done.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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