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Beautiful Fountain

It’s a small fountain located in the Piazza del Campo, one of the attractions to take in whilst in... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
andyh67186334
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Coalville, United Kingdom
Lovely public work of art

Having seen an exhibit in one of the museums showing the history of the Fonte Gaia we just had to... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
lakegirl48
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Piazza Il Campo 21, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

It’s a small fountain located in the Piazza del Campo, one of the attractions to take in whilst in the square.

Thank andyh67186334
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Having seen an exhibit in one of the museums showing the history of the Fonte Gaia we just had to go up close to it in the Piazza. It was also noticeably cooler there in the heat of the Tuscan August sun!

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The travel group's use the fountain as a meeting place but it is a fabulous place to sit and people watch. The pigeons cool down under the running water and are a pleasure to watch too!

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Placed in the Piazza del Campo it's a place where the pigeons go to drink by standing above the fountains and dipping in from the top.

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The first fountain was built in the mid 14th century and had underground pipes that brought water from 25 klms away. This was replaced by the original marble fountain that was built in the early 15th century. This marble fountain in turn was reconstructed in...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Its the main item in the square a beautiful fountain, some great detail on its faces and the pigeons love it, on the hot day we were there some were bathing in it. Worth stopping and taking a look at.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Nicely carved marble but nothing spectacular when compared to central city fountains around the world. As the Piazza is worth a visit passing the fountain whilst strolling by worth the effort but not to be sought out as a standalone attraction. A favourite of pigeons...More

Thank Albert Z
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The fountain is OK...I wouldn't say it is the main attraction in Siena...and it could use a little bit of cleaning/upkeep, but still not bad. It is not as intricate, or impressive as the fountains in-and-around Rome, but still an integral part of the overall...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

On a not so busy day, with still a few tables available, we were seated by one of the waiters who asked if we are here to eat or just for a drink, then brought us both food and drinks menu. We waited for 10...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We found this little fountain on our third day in Siena for The Palio - on the previous two days the square had been too crowded to see it. Not overly special but the pigeons seemed to be enjoying it a lot.

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