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Fontana del Nettuno

Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 246541
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Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 246541
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Piazza Maggiore has one artistic decoration, a fountain, dedicated to the God of water. A huge bronze figure stands on the top of the interesting composition with symbolic figures of women with big breast on each side of the pedestal. Sculptures and composition are a...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to the main square you can not miss this lovely statue. Built in the 16th century by Flemish sculptor Giambologna, it is a symbol of the power of the Pope.

Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Splendid what more can I say.There is so much to see in this lovely city.Wear some comfy shoes/boots as there is a lot of walking involved.

Thank scotlasseng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

but this statue is huge and interesting at night when a shadow is cast on the wall. It is no longer standing upright but slanted atan angle.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to see, the fountain is under construction. You onlu see the statue surrounded retauration materials.

Thank Chrilanda N
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We took the 30 minute train ride from Florence to Bologna. On arrival, it's a 15/20 minute walk to Piazza del Nettan which is the main square but there were plenty of cabs available outside the station. If you can, I suggest the walk. On...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Although the fountain is interesting, I would not rate it highly. The square is beautiful, but as of now the fountain is shrouded and under repair. Check before you undertake a visit with high hopes.

Thank maryfort c
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Sure it would have been just stunning had we been able to see it. These things do happen as nothing lasts for ever.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

At the moment the fountain of Nettuno is covered with scaffolding for restoration. Would have loved to see it but everyone need some pampering once in a while. :)

Thank Svetlana D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Although it is covered and under restoration this fountain is beautiful and still worth going to see. We had a one hour informative tour which took us inside the scaffolding where they have stairs winding up the fountain so you can see pretty much view...More

Thank YeldaErman
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