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Fontaine des Neuf-Canons

Cours Mirabeau, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Another Mossy Fountain

When I saw the Mossy Fountain on Cours Mirabeau, I thought it was one of a kind. But then I... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
Another pretty fountain on Cours Mirabeau

This fountain is to the west of the Mossy Fountain, and is perhaps not as distinctive. It was built... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Pip T
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

When I saw the Mossy Fountain on Cours Mirabeau, I thought it was one of a kind. But then I continued walking west along the street and there was Fontaine des Neuf-Canons, also covered with moss and plants. The shape, however, is different, displaying a...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This fountain is to the west of the Mossy Fountain, and is perhaps not as distinctive. It was built in the 17th century as a watering spot for animals

Thank Pip T
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I don't no why Aix Provence it's call the city of 1000 fountains because i found maybe 10 and they don't look so greate

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Not sure what the hype is for the multiple fountains know Aix-en-Provence that are covered with moss. I didn't find them very interesting or pretty to look at.

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This unique fountain located in the heart of Cours Mirabeau is another photogenic tourist attraction. As shared by our guide it is very old (built in approx 1690's) and was then called Fountain Saint Lazare. It was renamed Fountain of Nine Canons later in 1760's....More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

A pretty modern fountain in a very busy part of town, creates an open space and a bit of an oasis. Nice respite.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were given some free time to explore the town by ourselves at the end of a guided tour of the Old Town. The Fontaine des Neuf-Canons located at an intersection on the Cours Mirabeu was designated as the meeting point for the tour group...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Nice area and fountain to see. If you like it, you must go to Salon de Provence to see their mousse fountain, amazing..

Thank SandraSE
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Located on the Cours Mirabeau, there is another similar fountain near it that is famous. Aix en provence is known as the city of a thousand fountains...

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The fountains on the Cours Mirabeau are cooler as you gather near them in the summer heat. Not that architecturally impressive, but they have plant life and cool water. Superb!

Thank Mike N
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