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Make sure you see it at night

Make sure you see it at night with the lit up back drops of the beautiful buildings. If you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geelong, Australia
I could stare at it all day

I can't believe water has been gushing out of this thing since the 1700s and it hasn't dissolved... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Gail A
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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This 18th-century fountain, located in the center of one of the largest squares in Europe, once served as Ceske Budejovice's main water supply.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you see it at night with the lit up back drops of the beautiful buildings. If you can catch it at sunset with the sun reflected in windows all the better. A huge fountain throwing uo a lot of water, beautiful.

Thank Gnoleeg
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I can't believe water has been gushing out of this thing since the 1700s and it hasn't dissolved yet. It was hot during the day so I came back in the evening and it was even better.

Thank Gail A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Samson fountain is the central monument in Přemysla Otokara II Square, the awesome Town Square of České Budéjovice. The Samson Fountain is not very beautiful, but the combination of the Town Square, Town Hall and Samson Fountain is fantastic. Probably one of the best photos,...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We loved it. The huge fountain's main person is Samson from the Bibel. Since 1727 it stands there made by Joseph Dietrich.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The fountain looks good, I am not sure how old it is but looks special. Nice to visit but after 15 minutes you have to look for smth else to do.

Thank shoimu13
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Almost May and it was not working. The place is havily sunny in summer and I can only imagine that the fontainse is helping to survive the hot days

Thank Jakub R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

nothing special. In the middle of a big square, the fountain is the central point of that place. It is ok, but not more. Don't think, that this is a must see in Budweis.

Thank jtk1962
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Got to the Square only to discover some wombat had surrounded it with a giant wooden fence and walkway. Could only see the very top of the fountain from the outside. Went for a walk through the walkway to the fountain. Need to be a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Really nice baroque fountain. One of the dominants of the square. From the square you can also se Black Tower and Town Hall that are open for visitors.

Thank err0r2016
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was a lovely old fountain in the middle of a picturesque sqare well worth a visit,plenty of places to eat and drink

Thank 32jenny
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