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All reviews nice fountain beautiful statue meeting point the main square neptune's fountain people watch tourist office trident piazza logo sculptor bronze sirens breast nymph angle symbol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fountain/monument to Neptune is just gorgeous. We saw it in daylight but I admired it more in the lights and dusk of the evening. This is a wonderful fountain in a lovely piazza. It has an imposing presence which is quite a task when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank daffystjob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please make time to visit Piazza Maggiore.. the heart. Cuore di Bologna.. always full of delights and good surprises.. Chocolate fair is good too once a year.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank abdullahspaksoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a wonderful with water flowing out of every possible spot. the setting is good and the people watching is fun too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas E B
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Everyone knows this very fine statue and fountain which is adjacent to Piazza Maggiore. It is a useful meeting point

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alcina_9
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Finally i can see it properly. Last time I came the fountain was under maintenance. Now this statue shines all of its beauty. Symbol of the city, it stands out of the Square. Love it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Estueban
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very unusual fountain with the women squirting water out of their breasts. You just have to see it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank panama2000
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great space and fountain where you can people watch. It’s right in the middle of the old town and within walking distance from the duomo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sitcharliesit
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Yes, another statue that obviously has some significance although I have yet read up on it, but it sure is pretty. It’s in Piazza Maggiore and you cannot miss it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This huge fountain is in its own square right next to Piazza Maggiore outside the library building It’s a huge bronze figure of Neptune built around 1567 and still works He is surrounded by various cherubs pouring water onto the various nymphs who are pouring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise L
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I don’t recall seeing a Fountain or statue of Neptune anywhere before. This is certainly an impressive one and the signs in front indicate it’s been restored just last year. While we were there the water wasn’t running but even without the water the huge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Andher V
12 August 2018|
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Response from SevenoaksSinjun | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andher, when we visited in June the renovation was still happening. I would guess that it is completed by now but if not you can still get good views of the statue from the Piazza. There are many other wonderful things to... More
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Stuart19561710
23 June 2018|
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Response from ProfessorTravell | Reviewed this property |
During the last year they have renovated it. I do not think they have finished their work, so the water has to wait.
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