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La Fontaine des Elephants (Fountain of Elephants)

Chambery, France
+33 4 79 33 42 47
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Night visit

An impressive fountain in day and night when light up, pity no information found on why the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beauvais, France
An amazing fountain, well worth a look.

The story of Hannibal is very interesting indeed, the fountain is really lovely to behold and worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chambery, France
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Chambery, France
+33 4 79 33 42 47
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive fountain in day and night when light up, pity no information found on why the Elephants.

Thank maigrait
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The story of Hannibal is very interesting indeed, the fountain is really lovely to behold and worth a selfie or two.

Thank Heatherjt2
Reviewed October 19, 2017

A n unexpected thing to discover in a small French town! Looks wonderful when lit up at night,quite surreal!

Thank berlinaidan
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Interesting story of the nobleman returning from the far east, giving contribution to his old town, including hospital and monuments,

Thank arnekr2015
Reviewed August 22, 2017

You can't visit Chambéry without going to see 'the Elephants'. It's a memorial to a local man who made his fortune in India. The local nickname for it is 'les quatre sans-culs' (The 4 with no backsides). :)

1  Thank FrancheComptoise
Reviewed August 17, 2017

A must see if you go to Chambery, then stroll down the main street and do a little window shopping before stopping for a hot chocolate and traditional pastry at Au Fidele Berger !

1  Thank Tina50tag
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This was the first tourist site we were shown by our guide. She informed us that it was known by locals as the 'quatre sans-derrieres' because the elephants had their front halves shown but not the rear halves. Ah yes, very good. It is worth...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I think i missed something - there was nothing worth visiting in the square, and the Elephant fountain, was, well okay. Not worth making a special trip to see

Thank bruce c
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Yep its some elephants on a cenataphe! It was pretty cool however to see them all done up in the tour de France jerseys!

Thank robbear70
Reviewed June 14, 2017

One of the iconic place to see while in Chambery. Easy to find and to use as a reference point. So don`t miss it.

Thank Ricardo O
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