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Address: Plaza del Pilar, Zaragoza, Spain

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In combination with the cathedral

I like that the fountain is next to the cathedral and that you can visit both simultanously. The architecture is very extraordinary and you won't see this kind somewhere else... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
ChinChiller117
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Berlin, Germany

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my visit there was no water flowing, no water in the pool area & a fence around the fountain section! I assume closed for maintenance? There is a shallow pool area that wasn't fenced off though which is very dangerous. Kids or anyone walking along could think the marble ground continue flat, but infact its a dry pool. Be... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I like that the fountain is next to the cathedral and that you can visit both simultanously. The architecture is very extraordinary and you won't see this kind somewhere else again. So if you visit the Pilar you should also take a look at the fountain of course

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It is so nice place and it is so beautiful to see the power of water in the middle of the town. Visitors stops and wants to share those moments with the future by taking photos.

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Xaghra, Malta
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Very beautiful attractions for turists. It is something modern which we really liked. Placed in an excellent place

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Javea, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It's a fascinating sculpture with a water feature that offers more than first meets the eye. We spent a lot more time exploring and enjoying this monument than I would have ever have guessed was possible.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

At the end of the square where the Basillica is located. It's more spectacular than photos suggest, as the water is genuinely cascading all the time. Nice photo opp :)

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Savannah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Zaragoza is a wonderful walk-about city. The large place in front of the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar has this amazing waterfall.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very near Santa Maria del Pilar, this is all one very large relaxing plaza at the heart of the city, along the Ebro river. We spent about an hour and one half walking around this place, and sitting in the sun on stone benches.

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Texas City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Nice fountain in Zaragoza in El Pilar Plaza. Looks like a Glacier and water is melting. At night time with lights, it is even better.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This modern tribute to Christopher Columbus, for me, provided a perfect representation of the impact of Columbus' explorations. The pale blue of the water adds both relief from the heat and beautiful colour to the plaza.

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