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Fountain of Diana

Piazza Archimede, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Beautiful Fountain - A Must See With Benches To Take A Break

The Fountain of Diana, is a beautiful must see with an added plus because it's surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
veegee123
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New York City, New York
What a beautiful fountain!

Fountain of Diana in Piazza Archimede was a landmark for us in Siracusa when we stayed on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DaveL300
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East Hampton, Connecticut
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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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“water flowing” (2 reviews)
“busy piazza” (2 reviews)
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Piazza Archimede, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Fountain of Diana, is a beautiful must see with an added plus because it's surrounded by benches to take a break, people watch and enjoy the beauty of the fountain. The Piazza (square) has cafe's, shops, restaurants and a pizza shop. It's within a...More

Thank veegee123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fountain of Diana in Piazza Archimede was a landmark for us in Siracusa when we stayed on the island for a few days touring the sites and its beauty is simply amazing. During the day, the fountain is pleasant but at night, it is truly...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk to the end of the main shopping street and you will come upon the Fountain of Diana, well worth the stop to see

Thank cowenevett
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Moving towards the centre of Ortygia we came across the Fontana di Artemide. The fountain faces south and highlights the figure of Diana with bow and dog, attributes of the goddess of hunting, protector of Ortygia in the Greek era. There are four Tritons inside...More

Thank TimWandMelG
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We visited Italy in September. Drought problems caused many of the fountains to be turned off. This was one of them. The statuary was exceptional. There's not really a good spot to view this unobstructed, or for taking pictures. In a very busy piazza. Lots...More

Thank SingingMima
Reviewed 29 October 2017

It was lovely to see this fountain though at the time of viewing it was being repaired. I am sure it would have been even more impressive lit up and with water flowing.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Like many things ini Sicily this is nearly perfect. Wonderful sculpting, historic mythology, but not properly lit up at night and somehow let down by that.

Thank Tillyman
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Let's face it, some people are moved by a fountain, others say "Ho Hum." I am one of those people who find joy in looking at such beauty as the Fountain of Diana. Here in the middle of a busy traffic circle on Ortygia Island...More

Thank BerkshireGal
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Pn Piazza Archimede, this 20th century centerpiece fountain depicting the nymph Arethusa at the moment of her transformation into spring is stunning,...and surrounded by the beautifully restored medieval piazza...

2  Thank olive c
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Nice fountain, unintresting area and not much else. The fountain isnt spectaculer but is nice. It would be nice is the area had an museum or something else to make the area more appealing.

Thank Jesper S
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