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Karampana Well

Stari grad bb, Kotor Municipality 85330, Montenegro
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Life sustaining

I looked for ages for this well, and eventually found it by chance rucked away in a quiet little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GeysirGal
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Unusual

This unusual well was for a long time the only source of fresh water in the town. We were told... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sus1952
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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2 weeks ago
“Life sustaining”
18 Dec 2017
“Small but important”
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Stari grad bb, Kotor Municipality 85330, Montenegro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I looked for ages for this well, and eventually found it by chance rucked away in a quiet little side street as the best bits often tend to be. At first look this doesn't look much and it would be tempting to dismiss this as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This unusual well was for a long time the only source of fresh water in the town. We were told various myths about why this was the case but probably it was because this was such an effective mechanism to source the deep underground water....More

Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you walk in Kotor small streets and alleys you will probably see this well. It is nice but not something outstanding that you have never seen before.

Thank nadi O o
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

During a walk/explore of the old town there are so many things to see and admire. this structure of metal doesn't look appealing at first glance, however, at one time it was the only source fresh water for the town.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

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
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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

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