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Mar 19, 2019
“Fountain of the mad”
Jun 8, 2018
“Small square with nice fountain”
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Largo Del Bargello, 06024, Gubbio, Italy
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

The fountain dates back to the 1500s and is in front of the Palazzo del Bargello just down from the main square. Worth a look if you're passing.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

This small square is located outside the Palazzo del Bargello in the heart of Gubbios old town. It has a nice fountain here and a comfortable old town feel.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

This fountain has a legend of going around it 3 times and you buy a certificate to say you are now a madman from Gubbio. It is called the fountain of the madmen. One of us did it and you have to pay 3euro in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Much has already been said about the myths, legends and fun surrounding this fountain, so I don't need to add anything to that. Let me simply say therefore, that what I liked about this fountain was that it was made from a major piece of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

Take the opportunity to take part in the local custom of running around this fountain 3 times – you are then declared a citizen of Gubbio and officially mad! Unfortunately the adjoining Bargello Palace was never open while we were there so we couldn't collect...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

If passing by stop for a photo and take a breather. I'd let the kids run around it and go mad on their own!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you stick your finger in the fountain then run around it 3 times, then get splashed, you qualify for a certificate of madness in Gubbio. Wonderful, I've got mine!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 14, 2016

Pleasant little piazza with a nice fountain. Don't forget to run around it three times to be declared mad! 😜

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed October 9, 2015

Roman Ruins are always nice to see, here in Gubbio these ruins are out in a field very accessible to walk to and enjoy. Located close to where you can park your car....

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Paul M
Reviewed April 16, 2015

I had read of a ritual to do around this fountain, something quaint and unusual, apart from the funny spirit that made this famous fountain, I think it is not even worth wasting time looking for it, it's just an ordinary fountain, Gubbio is a...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Magellano81
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