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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Accidentally came across this fountain. The workmanship that went into this amazes me. His face is so life like. You can't miss it if you are in the main square of Bologna, then you will come across it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MadCookKath
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful depiction of Neptune, in the Piazza del Maggiore. Have to say I was slightly distracted by a dove that proudly posed on Neptune's head and would not budge. See if he's still there if you go, but Neptune is the real star of course.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marbu19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in central plaza with many other things to see in the area. Shopping. Central location in the city.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 691danielw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square has many events almost every day. A good focal point for heading anywhere in Bologna. On the square, St. Peter's Basilica, which is definitely worth a visit, is a truly beautiful church

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 513Madame
Reviewed 1 week ago

One huge plus point is that right next to the fountain there is a small stream of fresh water to refill your bottle with nice, crisp and cold drinking water.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much here. I guess it is more of a convenient meeting place for tours. You just pass by this area and see it once and it is fine.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to look at even though it was not working! The figures are interesting in detail, but I am still not sure why neptune is significant in Bologna?

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank malcsaville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great photo op. This might be a touristy thing to do but on a hot summer day the breeze from the fountain is refreshing.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank TrezzR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Better than I thought. Absolutely stunning, situated in the main plaza. Well worth a close look at. Highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

It’s just not possible to step back and contemplate the beauty of this sculpture. But then that’s what inner Balogna is like during the holiday period.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Michael G
February 2, 2019|
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Response from Alcina_9 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,I don't know,but think Denise Loc gave good advice>
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Andher V
August 11, 2018|
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Response from SevenoaksSinjun | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andher, when we visited in June the renovation was still happening. I would guess that it is completed by now but if not you can still get good views of the statue from the Piazza. There are many other wonderful things to... More
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Stuart19561710
June 23, 2018|
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Response from ProfessorTravell | Reviewed this property |
During the last year they have renovated it. I do not think they have finished their work, so the water has to wait.
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