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Tarascas Fountain

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Address: Morelia, Mexico
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This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the...

This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the sky, is a popular city landmark.

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Lovely fountain to stroll by and admire

We walked past this fountain several times while exploring the city. It's history is lovely and it is a nice spot to relax and take a break from all the walking you will do when... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
melissa G
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Valle de Bravo, Mexico
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alberta
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice focal point within a majopr intersection. Just off a nice little, well groomed park, A nice visual as you walk on the wy to th Guadalope Sanctuary

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Valle de Bravo, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We walked past this fountain several times while exploring the city. It's history is lovely and it is a nice spot to relax and take a break from all the walking you will do when in Morelia.

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Morelia, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

A small park, a nice fountain that represents the Purepecha women a beautiful place to walking by and spend some time just enjoying the place.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Is a good place to visit, but don't plan a full day at it because if on a very traffic Avenue. There are good stores and restaurants around so you can just plan a dinner and enjoy the view of the roundabout.

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Mannheim, Germany
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's a nice thing to check off the list of things to see in Morelia. However it doesn't require a lot of time and you will be done in 10 minutes. Put it in as a quick stop along your way through the city

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Lovely fountain of Tarrascan Indians holding up baskets of fruits and crops from the region next to the aqueduct.

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The Fontaine is meddle of busy street intersection you can see from the park across the road. Park is next to aqueduct ,

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This fountain is situated between the town centre and the hotel were I was staying so I saw it often. It represents 3 purepecha women carying a plaat of food. You can appreciate the purepechas by visiting Tzintzuntzan (the archeological site) which is not too far from Morelia on your way to Uruapan.

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Thank Yves D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This place means the fertility and the beauty of this state. Each woman means one of the capitals michoacan have had during its existence. It's a beauty place around also

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Holland, MI
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Tarascas Fountain are a great starting point to check out either the Aqueduct or Downtown. Downside is that the current sculpture is a "knock-off" as the original one is rumored to have been stolen and its sitting at a estate in Spain.

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