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Fontana del Calamo

Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 60121, Ancona, Italy
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Nice

This is a lovely 16th century fountain of thirteen panels, 12 bronze masks and a central stone. It... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2016
yns_10
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Sydney Australia
Quirky

It was strange to come across this on my walks. It's quirky and rather intriguing. Well preserved... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Judy R
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good53%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 17, 2016
“Nice”
Oct 3, 2016
“Pretty”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 60121, Ancona, Italy
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

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.

Thank yns_10
Reviewed October 12, 2016

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...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Just happened to walk past this fascinating fountain while walking around. Caught my eye as I could tell it was historic. Location is good as all can appreciate its beauty.

Thank M19D16
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank Alexandru O
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Nothing better then eating an ice cream while sitting on the ledge of the 13 cannelle and looking at the people passing by.

Thank Johanneke v
Reviewed November 9, 2015

This location was discovered by my boyfriend in a tourist guide and it had a nice story so we decided to see it. It is a fountain with a different design, a historical spot, where many coins gather every year. I think that it could...More

Thank Sophia S
Reviewed March 18, 2015

very beautiful. Should be more valued by lighting and indications. even the local do not know the kind of historical value of the fountain

Thank Cristina7756
Reviewed October 11, 2013

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...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
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