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“You will see anyway.”

Fontana del Nettuno
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“You will see anyway.”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

You will see the Nettuno anyway but please give yourself some time and look at the beautiful details and try to feel the time when they built the Fontana. Worths to spend time.

Visited June 2013
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Cornwall
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“A little disappointed”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

The statue of Neptune lies within the piazza but there are no benches that you can sit on to take in the view. There are some steps which lead up to the library but these are usually full. Therefore, we ended up sitting on the kerb.
The 'shadow' at night is not as good as it might be, due to it falling across a grilled window, which spoils it somewhat.
Not all of the fountain was working during our visit.

Visited August 2013
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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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“Neptune is naughty”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Giambologna originally made Neptune's penis too large for Cardinal Legate (the man who commissioned the fountain), and had to make it smaller as to not offend the church. So, mischievously, Giambologna positioned Neptunes left hand so that it appears as a large penis when you stand behind and to the left of him.

Visited July 2013
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful fountain”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Beautiful fountain and statue of Neptune in Piazza Maggiore. The water is very refreshing in the hot August sun when we were there and there is a smaller fountain with drinking water.

Visited August 2013
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Malta
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“Lovely fountain”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Just off Piazza Maggiore you find Piazza del Nettuno which is dominated by the majestic fountain of Nettuno, a work of Giambologna. These two piazzas form the social hub of Bologna.

Visited July 2013
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