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Review of Fonte Aretusa

Fonte Aretusa
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Ortigia Evening Walking Tour in Siracuse
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$82.86*
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Siracusa Food and Wine Walking Tour
Ranked #12 of 127 things to do in Syracuse
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Owner description: Legend has it that a nymph named Aretusa, who was one of the Nereids of Greece, fled to Sicily after the river-god Alpheus fell in love with her, but was then changed into a fountain (the Fonte Aretusa) by Artemis.
Reviewed August 20, 2012

... Is enough to see this sweet water basin where papirus planta are grown.
It is in the center of the Ortiggia island and can be seen by walking on the seaside.

Thank Marioviaggiatore
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Reviewed July 24, 2012

A not terribly clean spring. With no info signs in any language. And an exit only from the Aquarium you can't enter the turnstyle.

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Reviewed June 24, 2012

In spite of the hordes of tourists, this is “real” Sicily where the locals congregate to socialize and you can listen in as everyday life goes on around you. Lots of wedding groups come here for pictures. A great people watching spot with lots of great food available.

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Reviewed June 23, 2012

While exploring Ortigia, it is a nice place to stop. As always, it's helpful to read about the history of these sites before or while visiting. Near the sea with nice views.

Thank stella306
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

OK it's being overhauled at the moment (I think), but looks very neglected, overgrown or dead plant life and lots of rubbish around. But use your imagination and the ducks do look happy.

Thank lucywander
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