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Two little brothers, up against the Romans

Things are always a little fuzzy when going back to 304 AD but, going on faith and whatever records... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
Fountain average but Placa great.

There are some great fountains in Barcelona but this one is simply average. However, what it does... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Grover R
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Pensacola, Florida
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Placa de Sant Just, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Things are always a little fuzzy when going back to 304 AD but, going on faith and whatever records the Romans left behind, Diocletian ended the lives of a nine year old boy and his thirteen year old brother on religious grounds. Justus (the elder)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Interesting to look at but very easy to miss if you do not know it is there. If you come from the bottom of the road look back as it is behind you on the wall. No information with it but worth looking at when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

There are some great fountains in Barcelona but this one is simply average. However, what it does have is a great history to 2 children martyrs Saint Justin and Pastor and a great Placa on which it sits. You could not ask for a better...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Grover R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This a little quaint little old fountain within the Place de Sant Just which is a visit if you stumble upon it within the Gothic Quarter

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dean E
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Nice old water source. Freshen up your face or fill a water bottle for a free clean drink! Why not? ?

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank I_See_the_World_Now
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A not very big fountain,on a old stone wall,in Barri Gothic neighborhood.Not very impressive,at least in my opinion.Besides,there wasn't any running water on it...

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank zuv
Reviewed 26 June 2016

attractive fountain located in the Gothic Quarter. stumbled upon it by chance while strolling one evening.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The Fountain of Saint Justus is in the small plaza of what today remains of the old cemetery outside the Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor. The fountain was installed in 1367 but is now a 19th century version, and it features the image of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Loretta R
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This fountain is the oldest water source in Barcelona, dated from 1367, although its today’s appearance is designed in the 19th century. It has three human faces carved in stone under a relief of Sant Just among two shields.

Date of experience: November 2015
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