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Fontana delle 99 cannelle

Via Borgo Rivera snc, 67100, L'Aquila, Italy
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Immota Manet

survived the earthquake better than ever.... one of the most important symbol of this beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2016
Enrico T
,
Forli, Italy
Something a bit different

I think this fountain with 99 outlets has been restored since the 2009 earthquake and all the... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
Chinthurst18
,
Guildford
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Dec 19, 2016
“Immota Manet”
Oct 17, 2016
“Something a bit different”
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Via Borgo Rivera snc, 67100, L'Aquila, Italy
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

survived the earthquake better than ever.... one of the most important symbol of this beautiful town called L'Aquila

Thank Enrico T
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I think this fountain with 99 outlets has been restored since the 2009 earthquake and all the spouts were operating on the Sunday when we visited. I've read that it dates from the foundation of L'Aquia as a "new town" in the early middle ages.

Thank Chinthurst18
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of travertine & marble of the 1200s. This large square piazza has the unique 99 "cannelli" (water pipes) representing the 99 tribes that founded the great city of L'Aquila! Beautiful! It's also free.

Thank Ana C
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed in this fountain. There is rubbish and algae in the water troughs. There are weeds growing over it. Their roots likely to cause damage. I realise that this city has other more important priorities at hand but they do need to clean...More

Thank penelope_pit_stop123
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We walked for a very long time in the heat until we reached the Fontana Delle 99 Canelle. This place is a wonder and a miracle that was no affected by the earthquake. The water was ice cold and refreshing. We took beautiful fotos. Highly...More

Thank Martin N
Reviewed October 24, 2015

beauty handwork of the 18th century. its like a little square, reachable with a stair. on three sides are the "cannelle" (little taps)

1  Thank armin q
Reviewed September 6, 2015

The fountain is really interesting - in a peaceful setting near the wall around L'Aquila, it is like nothing I've seen before. All of the spouts were streaming clear, cool water and it was in great condition. That said, I would not recommend a visit...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Every time I visit L'Aquila, a visit to the Fontana delle 99 Cannelle is always on the cards. I love the fact that it's still a mystery as to where the water comes from and that it managed to survive the earthquake. I also love...More

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed July 22, 2015

The fountain with its 99 spouts was a tribute to the 99 lords who helped to build L'Aquila in the middle of the 13th century by taking care of the construction of one church, one square and one fountain each. The water never stopped flowing,...More

2  Thank Silvio M
Reviewed July 21, 2015

This fountain commemorates the 99 founders of the city who joined forces in the middle of the 13th century to build L'Aquila each financing the construction of a church, a square and a fountain and all together the fountain with 99 spouts; the spring that...More

2  Thank Silvio M
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