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“Moorish Fountain - Islamic style fountain along Volta do Duche in Sintra”
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Moorish Fountain
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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 is Islamic in style. The architecture features a three jagged arched entrance surrounded by a jagged horseshoe. The facade is teal coloured with geometric patterns. It is attractive although the appearance is tired and could probably use restoration. You can enter the half moon shaped interior where the fountain is located.

For best photos best to stay on the other side of the street. There is a bit of traffic here with regular cars passing by. However, if you are patient, it won't take long for you to capture unobstructed photos of the Moorish fountain.

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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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