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Fontana del Nettuno

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Address: Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Situated in piaaza maggoire, this is of course an interesting landmark in the city of Bologna :) It is there right in front of the Bologna Library :)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can see the original statue in the city museum but the fountain itself is boarded up at the moment (Feb 2017).

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in piaaza maggoire, this is of course an interesting landmark in the city of Bologna :) It is there right in front of the Bologna Library :)

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the statue first some 20 years ago and remember the beauty and strength. Now it is invisible: it's being restored under a gigantic tent. Check out status of restoration before you make the trip.

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Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fountain was under construction when visited it.But it is a part of Bologna and can not be missed!

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Oban, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Fontana was on our top 5 things to do list but unfortunately it was closed and covered for restoration and whilst such works have to be done; meaning a few will miss out, it left the square soleless.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I tried to see the statue in January 2017 and it was closed for refurbishment. It its totally surrounded by boards so there is no chance to see it. I of course understand that it is required to preserve the statue, but please don't go to Bologna expecting to see it any time soon, it is undergoing huge restoration works.

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Montreal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, it was closed. Will be for several months if not years. That means you cannot view the fountain in action as of January 2017. The good news is you can still visit the renovation site by buying a guided tour tickets from the Bologna tourist office just a stone throw. 5 euros later a lovely guide showed up and... More 

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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't see much since it's being restored. Still nearby places are stunning and so are the buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Though I think it a little overrated, it is still a very nice monument, surrounded by many historic sites and buildings, well worth visiting!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is currently being cleaned restored so is completely surrounded by scaffolding. However was still well worth doing the guided tour of the statue which can be booked at the tourist office next door, because the guide was able to give a lot of interesting history about the statue, as well as information about the restoration efforts that you just... More 

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