Plaza de Panama Fountain
Plaza de Panama Fountain
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John S
Casa Grande, AZ28 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Couples
We've been visiting the Plaza area for over 35 years now, and the recent improvements are wonderful. Last week the fountain was surrounded with beautiful blooming dahlias. Many more tables have been added, giving the area a more European atmosphere. There are just 2 negatives: more coffee and snack carts are needed that operate throughout the day, and evening during the summer, and the asphalt surface needs regular power washing to remove spilled drink stains. This is done in Spain, and needs to be part of the maintenance here.
Written August 3, 2016
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Love4Travel616
New York City, NY189 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2016 • Couples
We were walking through Balboa park and came across the beautiful fountain. I felt like I was back in Spain with the beautiful architecture and design of many buildings in the park- especially this fountain.
Written May 1, 2016
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Keith M
San Diego, CA772 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2015 • Friends
The Plaza de Panama is truly wonderful now that car parking is removed from the plaza and neutered to the people of San Diego and the world. You can sit here and people watch or take a break from all the wonderful Museums in Balboa Park. The are a few Food stands where you can get drinks or Hot Dogs.
Written April 28, 2015
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel41,444 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
This is a beautiful fountain, located in the center of Panama square within Balboa park.
The fountain is decorated with beautiful tiles which are well worth a look.
Written June 23, 2023
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mini
Fremont, CA211,304 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We returned to Balboa Park. We enjoyed going to the museums, having lunch, and also seeing this historic fountain - Plaza de Panama Fountain. Its is from the Panama exposition that was held there.
Written February 3, 2020
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Ydnar
Kamloops, Canada625 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2018 • Couples
When visiting the park, this is a great place to rest your feet, maybe have a snack or a drink. It's a very pretty fountain, surrounded by some great architecture. Just a pleasant spot for a break before visiting all those museums. There's just something about water features...
Written October 3, 2018
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rduinc
Annapolis, MD2,138 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
This lovely fountain is located in the middle of Plaza de Panama, a beautiful plaza surrounded by the architecture from the 1915 Expo. Great place to sit, rest, and relax.
Written August 9, 2018
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Stevenage, UK1,713 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Couples
This water feature adds to the serene setting of the park and buildings and provides yet another photo opportunity within this beautiful setting.
Written January 3, 2017
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia28,987 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Couples
Located in the Plaza de Panama the fountain is quite interesting and pretty and definitely a place to visit when in Balboa Park. The bus back to San Diego leaves from just below the area.
Written October 31, 2016
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AlexanderD
Jackson, NJ5,650 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Family
The fountain itself is beautiful, no doubt. But it is the location at the heart of Balboa Park which makes it so worth the visit. It is hard to imagine it was once a parking lot. Now it is a vibrant spot with energy and beauty and charm surrounded by gorgeous architecture. Loved it.
Written August 26, 2016
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