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Fontana del Nettuno

Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 246541
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Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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"nice fountain"
in 15 reviews
"the main square"
in 19 reviews
"neptune fountain"
in 9 reviews
"tourist office"
in 9 reviews
"gelato"
in 11 reviews
"statue"
in 87 reviews
"trident"
in 17 reviews
"piazza"
in 44 reviews
"sculptor"
in 10 reviews
"sirens"
in 5 reviews
"bronze"
in 15 reviews
"breast"
in 9 reviews
"maserati"
in 12 reviews
"symbol"
in 14 reviews
"angle"
in 10 reviews
"masterpiece"
in 11 reviews
"tourists"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time we were in Bologna (April 2017) that beautiful fountain was in scaffolding and under refurbishment. So, there wasn't much to see but we have seen it during previous visits to the city and really liked the statues composition. It's adjacent to Piazza...More

Thank Nik R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in town and seeing the area, it is nice to pass by, when walking around. It would recommend this to anyone, while nearby.

Thank springAnne
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Piazza Maggiore has one artistic decoration, a fountain, dedicated to the God of water. A huge bronze figure stands on the top of the interesting composition with symbolic figures of women with big breast on each side of the pedestal. Sculptures and composition are a...More

Thank Miha P
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Next to the main square you can not miss this lovely statue. Built in the 16th century by Flemish sculptor Giambologna, it is a symbol of the power of the Pope.

Thank Johnlobster
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Splendid what more can I say.There is so much to see in this lovely city.Wear some comfy shoes/boots as there is a lot of walking involved.

Thank scotlasseng
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

but this statue is huge and interesting at night when a shadow is cast on the wall. It is no longer standing upright but slanted atan angle.

Thank gweeboonhiah
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Not much to see, the fountain is under construction. You onlu see the statue surrounded retauration materials.

Thank Chrilanda N
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

We took the 30 minute train ride from Florence to Bologna. On arrival, it's a 15/20 minute walk to Piazza del Nettan which is the main square but there were plenty of cabs available outside the station. If you can, I suggest the walk. On...More

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Although the fountain is interesting, I would not rate it highly. The square is beautiful, but as of now the fountain is shrouded and under repair. Check before you undertake a visit with high hopes.

Thank maryfort c
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Sure it would have been just stunning had we been able to see it. These things do happen as nothing lasts for ever.

Thank Karen B
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