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Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno

Zaragoza y Padre Mier | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Neptune's Fountain

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Monterrey Microplaza, particularly the Microplaza's... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
OceanPotion1
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Melbourne, Florida
Great spot for pictures

This is a very large and well-known fountain on the Macroplaza. The technique is of great quality... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Ugo C
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Dedicated to life, this attractive fountain is a scenic landmark for visitors.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
4 Sep 2017
“Great spot for pictures”
20 Oct 2017
“Neptune's Fountain”
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Zaragoza y Padre Mier | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Monterrey Microplaza, particularly the Microplaza's architectural gem, Fuente de Neptuno.

Thank OceanPotion1
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a very large and well-known fountain on the Macroplaza. The technique is of great quality as well is the execution. Great place to go a take a few pictures.

Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is an impressive fountain and there are many cool buildings and nice places to take pictures. We felt safe and had not problems walking back to the hotel.

Thank Dara B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Not sure if this fountain was inspired by Neptuno in Madrid, but the "original" is much better in my opinion. Not sure what to do here other than to take a pic or to sit around and take in the views.

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 30 December 2012

The spaniard Luis Sanguino was president López Portillo´s favorite sculptor. Monterrey was facing a long draft and a new dam had just been finished, so the government wanted to celebrate a new era of water abundance. The result was this mixture of an inland hieratic...More

1  Thank RicherTrips
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 November 2001

This fountain portrays the god, Neptune with his crew...au-natural. The realistic human details of the muscles, facial expressions, and precise anatomy details leaves little to the imagination. Check it out when in Monterrey. It is across the street from the Fiesta Americano hotel and worthy...More

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