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Tarascas Fountain

Morelia, Mexico
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Famous Statute and Celebration Place in Morelia

This place is an icon in Morelia. It is the place where you will see families taking photos for... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
seanthompson123
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Worth a stop if you're passing by

For our return, when we reached the arches, we headed straight onto bustling Avenida Madero, past... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Sandy S
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the sky, is a popular city landmark.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“an ice cream” (2 reviews)
“focal point” (2 reviews)
“great stop” (2 reviews)
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Morelia, Mexico
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"an ice cream"
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"focal point"
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"great stop"
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"enjoy the view"
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"across the street"
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"intersection"
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"park"
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"icon"
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"aqueduct"
in 19 reviews
"traffic"
in 5 reviews
"city"
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"symbol"
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"statue"
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"ends"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This place is an icon in Morelia. It is the place where you will see families taking photos for weddings, graduation, special ocasions, and the all important Quinciaera Girl's 15th Birthday Celebration. It also is the meeting point when the Monarch's Futbol Team wins a...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

For our return, when we reached the arches, we headed straight onto bustling Avenida Madero, past one of the city’s better-known monuments – the fountain of three topless Tarascan women supporting a broad round roof. It was worth a second glance but wouldn’t have merited...More

Thank Sandy S
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous scenery and worth the visit!!! There's a lot of traffic and hard to find parking! Be careful because police ticket quickly haha... oops ;)

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Sit close and admire the fountain. It’s not a top destination but since it’s so close to the aqueduct, it’s a nice stop

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Okay, all people can rule, but I love strong women depicted in art! These three strong historic women are clearly holding up the agricultural progress they have wrought from their hard work. As a gardener, I love this fountain. I needed my daughter to reflect...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This beautiful fountain is a local landmark and reference point for Morelians. It is near the aqueduct and the area has several bars, restaurants, and places to get a coffee or an ice cream. On Sunday mornings you can rent a bike at the rental...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

The fountain is the icon of the city. Local people recall that the original fountain used to be colorful when it was placed there back to 1930´s. To present day, the fountain made of bronze is there from 1984 and is a good symbol of...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

When you go to the Aqueduct you will see the fountation. All part of a great must see day of events.

Thank delyn35
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice focal point within a majopr intersection. Just off a nice little, well groomed park, A nice visual as you walk on the wy to th Guadalope Sanctuary

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We walked past this fountain several times while exploring the city. It's history is lovely and it is a nice spot to relax and take a break from all the walking you will do when in Morelia.

Thank melissa G
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