can't approach becos of fence. not sure if it's really important to avoid ppl sitting on the steps??
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In the middle of piazza 4 November, just in the center of Perugia, stands this extraordinary fountain. Take a few moments to explore the figures and other carvings that are around it . Played an important role in supplying water to the city . Unfortunately...More
Unless you are up close, it is easy to miss the detail and beauty of each of the individual panels. A good guide book will provide you with details, however most are easy to figure out.
In the center of the central plaza of Perugia, this beautiful fountain marks the end of the former Roman aqueduct that provided water to the city for hundreds of years. It has numerous carvings on the sides that give a glimpse of life in the...More
a lot of history and symbolism in this amazing historical monument, a landmark in the center of Perugia, worth to be seen
Just outside the duomo is this fountain that tells much of the town's history in carvings. This city was founded and defended by the Etruscans long before the Roman period.
I like this fountain, it's small and elegant. In the evening many youngs come to stay nearby and enjoy atmosphere of a wonderful evening.
Since providing a water supply is essential to any city, especially to an ancient one on top of a high mountain, a fountain was a very Big Deal in the middle ages. Fountains therefore were often grand constructions, and often decorated with figures of the...More
I was shocked to read some of the reviews calling this fountain "plain" and "disappointing" and "seriously overrated". How can any work of medieval art so complicated and representative of a mighty city,as Perugia was at that time,be belittled in this manner I asked myself?...More
This fountain sits in the middle of the piazza and, while a little plain, is quite interesting. However, I think it is overshadowed by the cathedral and other magnificent buildings that surround the piazza. But, if you find yourself in the piazza, take the time...More