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Inspirational horseshoe arches

This neo-Moorish fountain was built in early XX. century and blends perfectly in the landscape of... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Seeking_True_Quality
,
Europe
Opposite the fountain...

As you are walking along the road on the opposite side to the very beautiful fountain, take some... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
OriginalRobyn
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Twickenham, London
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Apr 23, 2018
“Inspirational horseshoe arches”
Aug 30, 2016
“Opposite the fountain...”
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Volta do Duche, Portugal
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This neo-Moorish fountain was built in early XX. century and blends perfectly in the landscape of revived Sintra. In the XIX. century, Sintra became a fashionable aristocratic resort and a gathering place for musicians and painters. The fountain is on the road from the Railway...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

As you are walking along the road on the opposite side to the very beautiful fountain, take some time to look at all the wonderful locally made arts and crafts (Arte Na Vila). I am recommending in particular Rui at stand number 21. A genuinely...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

One of the many interesting things you will see in Sintra is the Moorish Fountain (Fonte Mourisca) situated on Volta do Duche street in between the historic city centre area and the train station. This fountain was designed by José da Fonseca in 1922 and...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

It's a fountain on the side of the road. The tiling is nice, but it's something you can take in from the bus. The fountain is well placed for access to hawkers selling their wares on the side of the road opposite.

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