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Fontana del Calamo

Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 60121, Ancona, Italy
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Drink up:)

Right in the middle of town. Only takes a few minutes to snap a few photos. Surprisingly no one was... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Rob M
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Wellington, Colorado
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Unusual

This fountain is quite unique and interesting. If you are in a hurry you could easily walk past it... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Wendy119186363
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Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good55%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
1 Jul 2018
“Drink up:)”
27 Jun 2018
“Unusual”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 60121, Ancona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Right in the middle of town. Only takes a few minutes to snap a few photos. Surprisingly no one was here.

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This fountain is quite unique and interesting. If you are in a hurry you could easily walk past it. It all works. In the centre so easy to locate.

Thank Wendy119186363
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a lovely 16th century fountain of thirteen panels, 12 bronze masks and a central stone. It was folklore that whoever wanted to return to the city had to drive water from the fountain.

1  Thank yns_10
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

It was strange to come across this on my walks. It's quirky and rather intriguing. Well preserved and in good working order, I found myself slightly hypnotised by it for some time. Personally, I loved it, but I could imagine many could walk passed and...More

1  Thank Judy R
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Just happened to walk past this fascinating fountain while walking around. Caught my eye as I could tell it was historic. Location is good as all can appreciate its beauty.

1  Thank M19D16
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Two fountains in a not very large square. Nothing special. But a must see. The other one gives you a nice chill sensation in hot summer day by spreading a nice mist of water.

1  Thank Alexandru O
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Nothing better then eating an ice cream while sitting on the ledge of the 13 cannelle and looking at the people passing by.

1  Thank Johanneke v
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

This location was discovered by my boyfriend in a tourist guide and it had a nice story so we decided to see it. It is a fountain with a different design, a historical spot, where many coins gather every year. I think that it could...More

1  Thank Sophia S
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

very beautiful. Should be more valued by lighting and indications. even the local do not know the kind of historical value of the fountain

1  Thank Cristina7756
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

This sight is relatively small and there's not a real lot to see when you get there but it is a fascinating fountain and one which is pretty unique in terms of how it flows. The thirteen masked faces spouting water all in a line...More

1  Thank SteveJacksonnufc
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