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Fontana Fraterna

Piazza Celestino V, 86170 Isernia, Italy
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Fountain with interesting history

Its a lovely structure originally from the 13th century, made up of different blocks from various... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
mcowan910
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Vancouver, Canada
Lovely place to see and a lovely plaza.

Very large open space for kids to play! Market on Thursday and Saturday. Gelato near by as well as... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Angelnamedcas
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Piazza Celestino V, 86170 Isernia, Italy
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Its a lovely structure originally from the 13th century, made up of different blocks from various parts of Isernia, has been moved several times and now located in Piazza Celestino. The locals make use of it, filling up their pails with water from the 6...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Very large open space for kids to play! Market on Thursday and Saturday. Gelato near by as well as a few cafés

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

I am an American and often come to this part of Italy to visit family. Looking at the Fontana Fraterna always leaves me awe-inspired! The history is superb and little known. It is in a section of Isernia with a lot of bars and shops....More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if in town or close by. The town is lovely and typically Italian full of charm and welcoming people!

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Just happened upon it while looking for the tourist info office. Thought it looked interesting & didn't realize the history behind it. Seemed out of place in its current location, though.

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

This exceptionally beautiful fountain is sadly lost in a corner of a rather hideous piazza in Isernia, dominated by odd cafes playing out-of-place music. If you can phase all that out and concentrate on the loveliness of this stone palimpsest, you will be witnessing a...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

This fountain was moved here as the story goes. There are several sections to out. Crypt stones are used as part of the construction taken from Roman times of ruin. When people stole graves and reused the stones to build other things like this. The...More

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