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Fontana del Nettuno

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Address: Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Unfortunately, covered up.

At the moment, the highlight of the Piazza is behind netting whilst it undergoes repair and refurbishment. Should be complete by the summer. We found out that you can see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Coronado, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fontana is a wonder to see when it is lit up at night. We have seen it often, but on this stay in Bologna we discovered that it was being worked on and thus surrounded by scaffolding and weather proof "wrap". But, you can see the work inside the "wrap" if you fill out a waver form. So, in... More 

Thank PeterandJinx
Chur, Graubunden, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally it is a place not to miss in Bologna. Currently, the Fontana del Nettuno is under construction and everything is hidden behind a solid coverage.

Thank Brigitte K
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bologna in September 2016 and were very disappointed that the fountain was completely covered up and undergoing renovations. It seems that as of March 2017 (6 months later), renovation is still ongoing...

Thank pingaroo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the moment, the highlight of the Piazza is behind netting whilst it undergoes repair and refurbishment. Should be complete by the summer. We found out that you can see the statue at close quarters if you book a tour at the Tourist Information office. Tickets are €10 each, and are daily at 11:30. Well worth the visit.

Thank Alan F
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Statue is currently under cover of scaffold and sheeting during works - March 2017 Access to the square is still open just don't expect to see the statue, not sure when its due to be finished

Thank Jerry-HXO
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the fountain is restored at the moment. Therefore it is completely covered and can not be visited.

Thank HB321
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is one of my favorite sites in Bologna. Right now it's covered for restoration and I look forward to seeing it look all new in the future.

Thank sscarllet
Hungerford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

You can see the original statue in the city museum but the fountain itself is boarded up at the moment (Feb 2017).

Thank greatscotts3
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Situated in piaaza maggoire, this is of course an interesting landmark in the city of Bologna :) It is there right in front of the Bologna Library :)

Thank Dinali A
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I saw the statue first some 20 years ago and remember the beauty and strength. Now it is invisible: it's being restored under a gigantic tent. Check out status of restoration before you make the trip.

Thank Mick B

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