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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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"lovely statue"
in 5 reviews
"the main square"
in 19 reviews
"neptune fountain"
in 6 reviews
"tourist office"
in 9 reviews
"gelato"
in 11 reviews
"trident"
in 17 reviews
"piazza"
in 43 reviews
"sculptor"
in 10 reviews
"sirens"
in 5 reviews
"bronze"
in 15 reviews
"breast"
in 9 reviews
"angle"
in 10 reviews
"symbol"
in 14 reviews
"masterpiece"
in 11 reviews
"tourists"
in 16 reviews
"statues"
in 10 reviews
"florence"
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Reviewed yesterday

This famous statue and fountain has recently undergone a thorough restoration and is no longer swathed in scaffolding. The trident being held is reputed to be the inspiration behind the logo for Maserati cars. Ultimately though, it's just a statue in the corner of a...More

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have seen a few similar fountains in different European cities. This one looks really nice. It is not huge, its attractiveness doesn't lie in its size. What is pretty about it, is the precision of its details as well as the quality of materials...More

Thank Ravalus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what there is to stay about a statue in a square but seems a very popular photo opportunity!

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Last time we were in Bologna this was covered in scaffolding but now it can be seen in its full glory and it is very impressive and a good view for the city

Thank GaryW123
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Neptune's fountain is a good place to start any tour of central Bologna. The history of the city can be recounted from here with the Papal influence palpable - small penis! The surprise is the view from behind and homo erectus in more ways than...More

Thank Jonathan P
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

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

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 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 15 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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