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Karampana Well

Stari grad bb, Kotor Municipality 85330, Montenegro
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Served its purpose

This well was where the people from Kotor got their water until the early part of the 20th century... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michael p
Atlanta, Georgia
Art meets Science

An interestingly designed water fountain tucked away in a small corner of the old town of Kotor... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
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31 Aug 2017
“Art meets Science”
27 Aug 2017
“Coffe house with great atmosphere”
Stari grad bb, Kotor Municipality 85330, Montenegro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This well was where the people from Kotor got their water until the early part of the 20th century. It is a nice scientific example from the past and worth taking a look.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 1 September 2017

An interestingly designed water fountain tucked away in a small corner of the old town of Kotor. They said it was the prime source of water for a long time. Art meets science !

Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Really great coffe house with cool and colorful equipment. It was'nt overcrowded. Just the limonade was a little bit bitter.

Thank annam_riam2016
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I didn't know anything about this well but kept walking past it and it caught my eye being very pretty. It was only after my holiday I found out that at one time it was the only source of water in the old town. The...More

Thank GailDeacon
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Look closely to find this beatiful well in one of the winding maze like streets of Kotor. It's lovely but in the summer will be surrounded by cafe tables and gelato stands. There are nicer wells along the mountain wall that are surrounded with plants...More

Thank Leigth M
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Karampana fountain is located in Old Town of Kotor, within the walls. It is close to the Maritime Museum and the small square in the area has the same name. I found it just by chance. I understood that there are many legends about the...More

3  Thank Lucian M
Reviewed 13 November 2015

There is a bar beside this well. We decided to sit outside and asked the barmaid about the well. She told us the history and shown how it would have worked.

Thank janiscb
Reviewed 16 October 2015

we stumbled upon it by strolling around the old town and found it to be rather impressive. The Karampana fountain in the past was the only source of fresh water in the town. In present form the fountain derives from the Baroque Epoch, from the...More

2  Thank Marion W
Reviewed 10 September 2014

The Karampana well is tucked away in the tiny Karampana Sq which is just to the left of the Maritime Museum in Kotor. It was built in the 17th C and was the town's only source of drinking up until the 20th C. It is...More

5  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Love the legend about this well and there are always lots of versions of the story. Would love to hear yours? :D

1  Thank Arslan V
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