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Fontana del Nettuno

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Address: Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Interesting statue with an interesting history

This is currently being cleaned restored so is completely surrounded by scaffolding. However was still well worth doing the guided tour of the statue which can be booked at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Luke J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is currently being cleaned restored so is completely surrounded by scaffolding. However was still well worth doing the guided tour of the statue which can be booked at the tourist office next door, because the guide was able to give a lot of interesting history about the statue, as well as information about the restoration efforts that you just... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is under renovation, but that was hard to figure out while searching. I did find out you can book ticket to see the workers doing the renovation at the tourist booth, but that was up to Dec 2016. We didn't do it, so missed it. Just wanted to let everyone know it is totally covered as of Jan 1st... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fountain is still covered in scafolding and banners, but supposedly you can arrange for tours during certian hours.

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Thank Ray T
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fountain of Neptune, my favorite Roman god is easily found in between the main Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno. It wasn't running while we were there but still beautiful. Great area to walk during your evening walk.

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Iasi, Romania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, right now the fountain is under restoration, being closed in a temporary building and surrounded by scaffolding.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

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 

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Barnet, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 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

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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.

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