Fontana del Calamo
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David S
Middlesbrough, UK2,310 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 • Couples
6th century fountain featuring 13 masked spouts representing mythical fauns and satyrs. According to local legend, if you drink from the flowing water, you'll return to the city one day. Very pleasant, large fountain in an open space surrounded by countless beautiful buildings and other interesting sights. My wife and I enjoyed the stroll around.
Written October 6, 2022
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viaggioSensoriale
Cesena, Italy1,186 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Friends
Also in Ancona you can rediscover the Italian Renaissance, this is a beautiful fountain with 13 spouts and 13 masks is a beautiful example of Renaissance art, between the piazza del plebiscito and this air Ancona presents itself to tourists at its best showing the beauty of the lounges Renaissance of Italian historical centers centri. Definitely a nice area to visit, perhaps taking advantage of a beautiful day and eating or having a coffee in some outdoor restaurant
Written October 16, 2020
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pinta92
Genoa, Italy325 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
Located in city center , very interesting to discover this old fountain in front of bar, restaurant .
Written May 13, 2019
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SteveJacksonnufc
Gateshead, UK10,746 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2013 • Friends
This sight is relatively small and there's not a real lot to see when you get there but it is a fascinating fountain and one which is pretty unique in terms of how it flows. The thirteen masked faces spouting water all in a line is a wonderful thing to see and supposedly represents thirteen people who were beheaded. The sixteenth century fountain is a must see in Ancona and with it being centrally located just off Piazza Roma is easily found. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity meaning this can be viewed along with spending an hour or two in the area.
Written October 11, 2013
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BenYorkie
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1,313 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
Right in the centre of town and very attractive. Obviously a key meeting place and we enjoyed sitting at a nearby bard and watching the activity around this fountain.
Interesting history n ell located in what is now a pedestrianised shopping zone.
Written October 14, 2019
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ViaBen
Greater London, UK862 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2018 • Friends
The fountain we see today was built in the XVI century, but there has been a fountain in this spot since ancient Greek times.
The fountain has 13 masks of Satyrs and Fauns and it is still in use (though water was turned off when we visited) and according to Ancona's traditions if you wish to come back to the city you must drink from it.
Written September 28, 2018
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Atil U
27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2018 • Friends
It was nice to see the old fountain is still running. Nice entrance to the old town. Looks cool at night.
Written September 7, 2018
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yns_10
Sydney, Australia1,416 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Couples
This is a lovely 16th century fountain of thirteen panels, 12 bronze masks and a central stone. It was folklore that whoever wanted to return to the city had to drive water from the fountain.
Written November 17, 2016
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Judy R
Torquay, Australia136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Solo
It was strange to come across this on my walks. It's quirky and rather intriguing. Well preserved and in good working order, I found myself slightly hypnotised by it for some time. Personally, I loved it, but I could imagine many could walk passed and not think twice about it.
Written October 13, 2016
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Alexandru O
Bucharest, Romania1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2016 • Solo
Two fountains in a not very large square. Nothing special. But a must see. The other one gives you a nice chill sensation in hot summer day by spreading a nice mist of water.
Written May 22, 2016
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