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Reviewed 3 days ago

There was a fence around the fountain when we were there in late October. Must be doing some repair work on it. It would have been glorious to see the working fountain alongside all the other great statues in the square.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately when we visited most of the fountain was covered by scaffolding, just the bottom bit so we could see Neptune well. Would have been nice to see the lot, maybe next time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Fountain of Neptune is located at Piazza della Signoria, next to the David statue's copy in front of Palazzo Vecchio. Designed by Baccio Bandinelli the statue has been damaged by violent acts through out the history. For instance the right hand was broken by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Neptune stands at the end of the Palazzo Vecchio, at a good distance from Hercules and David. Judging from the look on his face, this is a good thing (I surmise). If looks could kill ... He looks like he's ready to go a couple...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Probably the best-known fountain in the city, made of marble and bronze in the 16th century, is the work of Bartolomeo Ammannati and his students. It was commissioned by Cosimo I de Medici as the primary element of the new aqueduct. It is an impressive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Very interesting fountain but being renovated at this time so not the best time to view. Perhaps others will advise when renovation is complete.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sidewinder192
Reviewed 5 September 2018

It's a shame it's under renovation till Dec 2018, You can only see the top part of the body, I did manage to get a few snaps

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank amar_globetrotter
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful fountain with a lot of history. Renovation works will make this monument in top shape with state of the art technology. Looking forward to see it completed!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MAXIMVS M
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The Fontana di Nettuno is surrounded by scaffolds for restoration at the moment, but you can see the top of his body and his head and cloth barriers on the scaffolds have a timeline of its history. Despite the restricted view I still say it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ellimic2016
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were disappointed to see that the fountain is under renovation. It is a fountain that sits in the Piazza della Signoria in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. It is made of marble and bronze and was made in 1565 - designed by Baccio Bandinelli...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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