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Address: Platanou square, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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400 years old and still flowing

Located in the Old Town area hard to see sometimes in a busy square one of the few remnants of this age

Reviewed May 11, 2016
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

Located in the Old Town area hard to see sometimes in a busy square one of the few remnants of this age

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Crete, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Visited by many people all clamouring to get their photos taken in front of or beside the fountains, those in front tend to block the view of the fountain and if a school party is involved you may have difficulty passing through the crowd. The problem being increased because of the popularity of 2 nearby ice cream sellers

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We found the fountain completely by chance... Really beautiful! There's a little information about it. It's on the middle of a busy street next to a couple of restaurants... Be careful of bikes passing you at speed of you want to take a picture! Very beautiful and worth a look if you're walking through old town

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1 Thank Nu S
Oksboel, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 735 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2016

When you have seen The Lion Fountain in Spili, this little fountain is not something special. It is a nice little fountain, but it isn't worth a detour.

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Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2016

This fountain gave also the name to streets, wonderful hotels and restaurants. It is a beautiful lion and I like to see it when I am in Rethymno

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2016

When walking around the busy streets of the old Retimno, one just has to stop and notice a picturesque fountain- a great Kodak moment!

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Must have a few thousand photos taken of it each year - if you find it by accident worth a look but do not waste your time looking for it

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2016

Don't be put off by all the bars, it has atmosphere by the bucket, one taverna is certainly great (with a very nice girl who makes everyone feel welcome!

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 18, 2016

I'm he first to admit I'm not particulalry a culture vulture but really, this place is not worth searching out. In fact, we were sitting right by it having a drink at a very nearby establishment and didn't even realise it was there.! It's in the middle of the Old Town so if you're passing, go for it - please... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2015

A beautiful Venetian fountain in the central part of the old city of Rethymnon . A must stop place for pictures,( usually there are a lot of groups from 15.00 to 17.00 , so it might be a bit busy) . Nice pedestrian streets with a lot of shops near by

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