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Beautiful

We really liked Ancona, the city is clean and tidy and the streets are beautiful with lots of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
katy161
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cheshire
Yes see it

This is an unusual sight, lovely cast faces of mythical creatures as spouts for the water. Really... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Paul h
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Adelaide, Australia
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18 Sep 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

We really liked Ancona, the city is clean and tidy and the streets are beautiful with lots of interesting things like the fountains and parks.. The people are friendly and the place is not rushed great picture opportunities

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The fountain we see today was built in the XVI century, but there has been a fountain in this spot since ancient Greek times. The fountain has 13 masks of Satyrs and Fauns and it is still in use (though water was turned off when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is an unusual sight, lovely cast faces of mythical creatures as spouts for the water. Really different from other fountains

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul h
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It was nice to see the old fountain is still running. Nice entrance to the old town. Looks cool at night.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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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.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank yns_10
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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Judy R
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank underdarainbow
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.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Alexandru O
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