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Fontana di Proserpina

Via VI aprile | Stazione Centrale di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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very pretty

nothing more refreshing on a hot day than standing near to one of Catanias beautiful fountains... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
suechrisallen34
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Devon, United Kingdom
The kidnapped Proserpine 'fountain

This is a monumental fountain build 1907 by a sculptor and his son to décor the train station... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Tonino G
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2 weeks ago
“very pretty”
9 Jun 2018
“The kidnapped Proserpine 'fountain”
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Via VI aprile | Stazione Centrale di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nothing more refreshing on a hot day than standing near to one of Catanias beautiful fountains beautiful in daytime and spectacular at night

Thank suechrisallen34
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is a monumental fountain build 1907 by a sculptor and his son to décor the train station square in Catania. The fountain is inspired to ancient mith of Proserpine ,daughter of Demetra and Zeus. Kidnapped from Ade king of the obscurities and the hell....More

Thank Tonino G
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is a great sculpture, but it is not well kept. it looks very tired and needing a freshen up. It is a bit hidden and not well marketed.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Spectacular fountain with beautiful statues, you can feel the motion and emotion of the moment represented.

Thank FedericaMioMao
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

It doesn't look like it's a fountain when you arrive. Inside there a 2 fountains of fresh water (although I'm not sure if you can drink it). It's a lovely spot and makes a good phot. A little further up there is another much less...More

Thank jo l
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

I must say we only visited this attraction just because it was on on way to the train station. Still, a very nice fountain, very well worth a picture with!

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We caught numerous buses with connections in Catania and on arrival to the bus station each time, we kept passing this fountain. We were intrigued enough, to go and have a look when we eventually spent a couple of days in Catania. Fontana di Proserpina...More

2  Thank KTGP
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a surprise to find this wonderful sculptural work of art in Catania and in full flow; working as it must have been centuries earlier when it was installed.

1  Thank caribbeanskipper
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Badly located. Bad taste. And nothing to do around. You can definitely just pass through it by car. No need to stop at all.

Thank SASFlavio
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

Just another fountain. It's quite big and nice, though. Maybe bigger than others in Italy. Bad part is that it's close to the station and it's a not so nice zone.

Thank Micaela D
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