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We stumbled across this, it is listed as a fountain but I would call it a cistern as it is a large tank. There were a number of goldfish swimming about. It is obviously very old.
Interesting but not worth going out of your way...More
This does take a bit of finding but it is very close to the Porte de Fontebranda (city gate).
Really interesting history to this place.
To get back up to the city centre there are a set of escalators opposite
This ancient "fountain" (really a water supply for the locals of the time, dating back to 1192 IIRC) is about a 5-minute walk downhill from the main sights.
There is none of the impressive artwork found elsewhere in Siena, but it is a large building...More
Had been to Siena many times, but this was my first visit to this fountain. It's nothing spectacular to see, but it is very important in Siena's history and it is a quiet spot to take a break. Also, not far from the base of...More