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Fancy fountain

This fountain is in a main crossways, one has to cross it where ever one needs to go , it cannot be... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
mimi g
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Madrid, Spain
FOUNTAIN DOMINATES PIAZZA

Fontana Grande was built 1212 by stonemasons, Pietro and Bertoldo di Giovanni, it replaced an... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
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Jun 24, 2018
“Cross shaped fountain in an old market square”
Nov 16, 2016
“Fancy fountain”
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Piazza Fontana Grande, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

At the high end of Piazza Fontana Grande stands a large grey stone fountain, it is stepped and the main water basin is cross shaped. Rising out of the lower basin is a centre column, at the bottom there are lion heads, further up the...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This fountain is in a main crossways, one has to cross it where ever one needs to go , it cannot be missed. It is very big, as the size of the town permits. There are places to sit and rest for leg weary travellers....More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Yet another fountain in Viterbo that could certainly do with a little restoration. Sat in a lovely area of the town and was easy to find. Has historical connotations to the locals.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Fontana Grande was built 1212 by stonemasons, Pietro and Bertoldo di Giovanni, it replaced an earlier fountain called Fontana del Sepale, mentioned in documents in 1192. The name Fontana Grande arose for the first time in 1483 and the name officially appeared on a list...More

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