Fontana Maggiore

Fontana Maggiore, Perugia: Address, Phone Number, Fontana Maggiore Reviews: 4.5/5

Fontana Maggiore
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G.B.
699 contributions
Simply beautiful, to be admired with attention
Sep 2021
This fountain , with its panels and statues , is unique. Take some time to admire all the panels that make it up, you will find represented the months of the year, the arts, the symbol of Perugia (the griffin) and much more
Written 4 October 2021
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viaggioSensoriale
Cesena, Italy1,210 contributions
Beautiful fountain
Mar 2020 • Friends
Walking through the beautiful historic center of Perugia, this beautiful medieval fountain is scenically located in the square "IV novembre". Made at the end of 1200 by the masters Giovanni and Nicola Pisano. It is made up of two concentric circles where the symbolism of the 12 months of the calendar year and seasons are highlighted.
Despite the protection, the fountain can be observed and admired in all its splendor
Written 8 March 2020
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backpacker31
Boynton Beach, FL5,376 contributions
Detailed Scenes Carved Into Basin
Feb 2020 • Solo
Lovely stone fountain dating back to the late 13th century. The 25 intricately carved panels that surround the fountain basin feature prophets, saints, zodiac signs and historical scenes. It sits in the middle of Piazza IV Novembre in front of the Duomo.
Written 26 February 2020
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Sara Jean
Urbino, Italy53 contributions
Nice
Nov 2019 • Couples
It was quite nice and very large. Makes a good spot for photos too. From all angles you get a good view of things
Written 30 November 2019
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travellerme
Brighton, UK302 contributions
Walking tour
Aug 2019
A good time to be there is on a Saturday morning . Park for free in the Stadio car park and wander through the market . Take the mini metro up to the city or walk up the escalators. It’s easy to spend the day wandering around the town and see wonderful architecture , expensive shops and have food in the many restaurants on the streets.
Definitely worth the detour.
Written 1 September 2019
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Zaira G
Italy190 contributions
A medieval masterpiece not to be missed
Aug 2019
The entire city centre of Perugia is a must. Every corner boasts a historical masterpiece with a story to tell, like Fontana Maggiore which dates back to the late 13th century. It is built on a round stairway. The fountain is adorned by mythical characters and it is protected by a gate. Visitors can easily admire it from up close.
Written 23 August 2019
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Rocco P
Cancun, Mexico197 contributions
ZODIAC
May 2019 • Friends
BEAUTIFUL
located at the center of the square is a fountain of medieval origin consisting of various blocks of stone all stuck together, each tile representing a month of the year and a constellation of the zodiac.
Written 1 June 2019
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Peggy S
Vegreville, Canada250 contributions
Amazing site!
Oct 2018 • Family
This fountain was built back in the 1200's and has all the astrological signs around it and they are beautifully carved. It is surrounded by a wrought fence most likely to preserve its beauty.
Written 4 November 2018
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Fred G
Milton, Canada514 contributions
Beautiful fountain
Sep 2018 • Couples
Perugia is a beautiful old town, and the fountain is in the major square of Perugia. Built many centuries ago, and the design of the various sculptures around the outside of the fountain are fascinating. Great photo ops!
Written 29 September 2018
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giacomina17
Brisbane, Australia529 contributions
It is big.
Sep 2018 • Solo
This fountain is in the major square of Perugia so it is hard to miss. It provides a good photo opportunity as the shot can be taken from many vantage points.
Written 22 September 2018
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