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Fontana del Nettuno

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Address: Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 246541
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In the square

Can you really miss this fountain? Probably not. It's a nice landmark in the city surrounded by beautiful old buildings.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you could not see this fountain because it was enclosed and being refurbished. If you wanted to go inside to look at it you had to pay a fee to get inside the construction area

Thank Marc J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can you really miss this fountain? Probably not. It's a nice landmark in the city surrounded by beautiful old buildings.

Thank Lizz H
Middlesex, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top tip currently (as of November 2016) the fountain is being restored.....so you can only see what it looks like online or via the boarding around it! Wrong!!!! All you have to do is go to the Tourist Information Office located in the Piazza Maggiore, opposite the Basilica. There you can book and pay to go on a tour where... More 

Thank Claire B
Barnet, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is currently under restoration and is covered up. They offer guided tours but from what we saw from the outside it's worth visiting when open again

Thank TolfreeD
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I were there in sptember and the whole statue was wrapped in with metal, wood and fabric. I was really disapointed.

Thank Andreas G
Araraquara, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

As per August 2016 the fountain in under restauration and cannot be seen. It is covered in Scafolds. We tried to peek but not much can be seen.

Thank Mariliava
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Omg so disappointed when I went to see this must see attraction in bologna. Walked quite a ways to discover that the fountain was completely encased in scaffolding and walked off as well, boooo

Thank Erik M
Stezzano, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Unfortunately at the moment the fountain is being restored so the access to it is very limited. Hopefully will be re opened soon.

Thank Wolly36
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The mighty man and his retinue are currently in a gigantic cage during restoration. It looks like he and they will be incarcerated for some time to come. Not so much as the base is available for viewing; the box/cage makes an unsightly blight on the Maggiore as did the booths for a sort of enclosed farmer's market while I... More 

Thank nycexpatagain
Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I am not an artist or art critic.....I just love looking at artwork. I love stopping and looking at the sculpture. A great place to hang out and have a gelato.

Thank momma_christa

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