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Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno

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Address: Zaragoza y Padre Mier | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Dedicated to life, this attractive fountain is a scenic landmark for...

Dedicated to life, this attractive fountain is a scenic landmark for visitors.

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The Neptune Fountain (Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno)

This fountain portrays the god, Neptune with his crew...au-natural. The realistic human details of the muscles, facial expressions, and precise anatomy details leaves little to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2001
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Not sure if this fountain was inspired by Neptuno in Madrid, but the "original" is much better in my opinion. Not sure what to do here other than to take a pic or to sit around and take in the views.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2012

The spaniard Luis Sanguino was president López Portillo´s favorite sculptor. Monterrey was facing a long draft and a new dam had just been finished, so the government wanted to celebrate a new era of water abundance. The result was this mixture of an inland hieratic Neptune surrounded by more graceful children that frolic around him, and an absurd lady riding... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2001

This fountain portrays the god, Neptune with his crew...au-natural. The realistic human details of the muscles, facial expressions, and precise anatomy details leaves little to the imagination. Check it out when in Monterrey. It is across the street from the Fiesta Americano hotel and worthy a postcard or two and a few pictures.

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