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Fountains appear throughout Aix, but this one is likely seen by most tourists because of its... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
The towering statue and Fountain of King Rene and its amusing history !

Located at one end of the lovely charming promenade 'The Cours Mirabeau' of Aix-en-Provence, is... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
SanjayBijlani
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

He is remembered as the young man on the pedestal in the fountain but the reality is, he was considerably older, fluffier, and not quite so handsome. His real personna is on display in the cathedral on a triptych. This was a king who rode...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Fountains appear throughout Aix, but this one is likely seen by most tourists because of its location on the eastern end of Cours Mirabeau, a popular walking street. Installed in 1823, the fountain honors Rene of Anjou, who died in Aix in 1480. I took...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Located at one end of the lovely charming promenade 'The Cours Mirabeau' of Aix-en-Provence, is this oft neglected yet standing tall statue of Kind Rene. It houses a unique marble fountain at its base. This statue of King Rene of Anjou was sculpted in the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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