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Fuente de la Vida o Neptuno

Zaragoza y Padre Mier | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Many picture taking opportunites

This is an impressive fountain and there are many cool buildings and nice places to take pictures... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Dara B
It is a (large) fountain

Not sure if this fountain was inspired by Neptuno in Madrid, but the "original" is much better in... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Frank E
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Oakland, California
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Dedicated to life, this attractive fountain is a scenic landmark for visitors.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
28 Dec 2016
“Many picture taking opportunites”
24 Mar 2016
“It is a (large) fountain”
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Zaragoza y Padre Mier | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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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.

Thank Dara B
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.

Thank Frank E
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

1  Thank RicherTrips
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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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