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Great spot for pictures

This is a very large and well-known fountain on the Macroplaza. The technique is of great quality... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Ugo C
Reykjavik, Iceland
The Neptune Fountain (Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno)

This fountain portrays the god, Neptune with his crew...au-natural. The realistic human details of... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2001
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25 Feb 2018
“A great starting point for walking downtown.”
20 Oct 2017
“Neptune's Fountain”
Dedicated to life, this attractive fountain is a scenic landmark for visitors.
Zaragoza y Padre Mier | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

You can park underneath or across the street and start your walk around downtown with a photo in front of the fountain. The modern art museum, MARCO, shopping, food, the history museum, the state theater, state library, barrio antiguo, and the city museum are all...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Monterrey Microplaza, particularly the Microplaza's architectural gem, Fuente de Neptuno.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a very large and well-known fountain on the Macroplaza. The technique is of great quality as well is the execution. Great place to go a take a few pictures.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is an impressive fountain and there are many cool buildings and nice places to take pictures. We felt safe and had not problems walking back to the hotel.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Not sure if this fountain was inspired by Neptuno in Madrid, but the "original" is much better in my opinion. Not sure what to do here other than to take a pic or to sit around and take in the views.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

The spaniard Luis Sanguino was president López Portillo´s favorite sculptor. Monterrey was facing a long draft and a new dam had just been finished, so the government wanted to celebrate a new era of water abundance. The result was this mixture of an inland hieratic...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 26 November 2001

This fountain portrays the god, Neptune with his crew...au-natural. The realistic human details of the muscles, facial expressions, and precise anatomy details leaves little to the imagination. Check it out when in Monterrey. It is across the street from the Fiesta Americano hotel and worthy...More

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