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Address: Calle Del Rio, Priego de Cordoba, Spain

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Larger than i imagined

We visited in January so would love to see it in the spring or summer, but still looked good, very well kept tidy park area.

Reviewed 6 January 2017
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We visited in January so would love to see it in the spring or summer, but still looked good, very well kept tidy park area.

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Spain
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

After walking a couple of minutes from Barrio de la Villa, I turned up at this beautiful square. It is very clean and quite. The fountain is amazing, specially if all fountain's streams are working. You can take one or two good pictures of it. Moreover, there is another fountain where water emerges from the underground. It is a good... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

a very quiet local spot with a great deal of history. you might need a guide or really good guide book to tell you more about it.

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2014

It has 139 gushing spouts, each with different carved faces, spilling into 3 pools with Neptune in the centre. Quite delightful! The water is clear and potable. Definitely worth visiting.

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1 Thank Yerma
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We only saw it at night, but nicely lit. Looked like they were landscaping the area around it when we were there.

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1 Thank Kate N
Prospect, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Walk up the Calle Rio and check out the street side mansions on the way my wife loved the beautiful doors and balconies.

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Lyon, France
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This is a wonderful place to walk to after dinner and cool off. The fountains flow into other fountains, and the fountain lights just glow against the statues and sculptures. It's easy to sit along the fountain (lots of benches) and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012

With the free maps at torist info centre in the main square, its possible to amble around all the sights in one day but the churches have limited opening hours. The fountains are a delight and are just a 10 minute amble from the square. Worth a visit

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Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

The King's Fountain is located at the Calle del Rio and is the emblematic National Monument of Priego. It was began in the 16th century, rebuilt several times after the 16th century and finally completed in 1803 with a Baroque design by Remigio del Marmol. There are three ponds on different levels, containing 139 water spouts that emerge from the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Very calm and peaceful - Spectacular 16th century fountain. Even in March withouth the leaves on the tress, it is a wonderful place to just sit and relax. Just beyond the square you can walk to the Ermita del Cavario from where there are great views of the town.

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