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Samson's Fountain

Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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The fountain looks good, I am not sure how old it is but looks special. Nice to visit but after 15... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
via mobile
Almost May and it was not working

Almost May and it was not working. The place is havily sunny in summer and I can only imagine that... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Jakub R
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This 18th-century fountain, located in the center of one of the largest squares in Europe, once served as Ceske Budejovice's main water supply.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The fountain looks good, I am not sure how old it is but looks special. Nice to visit but after 15 minutes you have to look for smth else to do.

Thank shoimu13
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Almost May and it was not working. The place is havily sunny in summer and I can only imagine that the fontainse is helping to survive the hot days

Thank Jakub R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

nothing special. In the middle of a big square, the fountain is the central point of that place. It is ok, but not more. Don't think, that this is a must see in Budweis.

Thank jtk1962
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Got to the Square only to discover some wombat had surrounded it with a giant wooden fence and walkway. Could only see the very top of the fountain from the outside. Went for a walk through the walkway to the fountain. Need to be a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Really nice baroque fountain. One of the dominants of the square. From the square you can also se Black Tower and Town Hall that are open for visitors.

Thank err0r2016
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was a lovely old fountain in the middle of a picturesque sqare well worth a visit,plenty of places to eat and drink

Thank 32jenny
Reviewed 26 July 2016

all of the city's attractions are located round the main square. this is one of them. It is just a fountain really, nothing more.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Samson's Fountain is at the center of the town square in Ceske Budejovice. It's a large and beautiful fountain with interesting sculptures, found amid many interesting old buildings of the town square. This is one of the favorite spots to visit in the old part...More

Thank SJS201158
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This Baroque fountain is one of the largest of its kind in the Czech Republic. The base consists of a stone water reservoir plan 17m in diameter. A prismatic base with four gargoyles arises from its centre. Standing on it are four figures of Atlas...More

Thank CoreLogic
Reviewed 15 February 2016

It adds to the beauty of the square. You can sit around it and listen to the sound of the water or watch pigeons on the statue on top

Thank Thembie H
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