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Fountain of the Giraldo Square (Evora)

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Historic fountain

It is the original source of the Silver Water Aqueduct from the 16th century. It has 8 streams... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
lcb5310
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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A beautiful work of art

I spent quite a bit of time watching this fountain. Don't even remember if it was working or not... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
kayaklady2
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Washington State
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

I spent quite a bit of time watching this fountain. Don't even remember if it was working or not... just marveled at the marble structure and wondered how they had made it 500 years ago and gotten it there. From previous reviews it sounds like...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

The fountains weren't working when we visited in mid-May. Many of the photos I've seen of them don;t show them working. So, do they ever operate?

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

It is the original source of the Silver Water Aqueduct from the 16th century. It has 8 streams which represents the 8 streets that lead from the Square. Very nice.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

There's so much to do and see in Paca Giraldo, Evora's main square that it's easy to glance at the fountain in its center and walk on. It deserves more as it marked the original source of the Aqueduct of Silver Water, the 16th century...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank VWriter
Reviewed April 3, 2018

This is a nice fountain if the seats are dry and you can sit and watch the activity of the Praca. When we were there, it was wet from the rain one day and barricaded off for a bicycle race another.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank solomon5
Reviewed November 14, 2017

It's a nice fountain in the middle of the city square, just a pleasant spot. Sit and have a cup of coffee in the middle of it all.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This fountain is the centerpiece of Praca do Giraldo. The fountain dates from 1570 and has eight streams, each representing the eight streets which lead from the Praça do Giraldo.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

His is just a large fountain at one end of Girard's square. It trickles a bit of water & makes a nice place to pose for a picture. It was likely a watering hole for the town before the aqueduct was broken to build the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SMLBill
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This fountain is a very pretty one carved out of a single stone. It is quite impressive for that reason and it is pretty on a pretty plaza.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chileice
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Situated in the busy square is this rather large fountain where there are always heaps of people sitting around talking or taking time out from shopping. Often they set up a stage in the square with free concerts. There is a long history to this...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Robyn-and-Rob
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