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Le Fontane di Viterbo

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Address: Viterbo, Viterbo, Italy
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Piazzas, Churches & Fountains

One of these at every turn it seems within the walled town. A Grand centrepiece fitting for the history of Viterbo

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2016
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Carson
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Central fountain at the Porta Fiorentina gate of Viterbo, across from the National Etruscan Museum. This is the northern entrance to the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Viterbo is full of fountains, big and small, at every piazza , even small little piazza. Some of the fountains are elaborate, with 2-3 levels of water cascading down.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Whilst the fountain is obviously old it looks in need of some repair work. Certainly looking it's age, A well known feature of Viterbo with historical importance to the town. Just of one of the main piazzas but not well signposted.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

There is no doubt Viterbo has earned the title, “City of Beautiful Fountains”. They are usually described as being spindle or fuso fountains and most of them feature lions, the symbol of Viterbo. It is a joy walking through the historic centre of Viterbo and seeing so many fountains and hearing the trickle of water. Fountains are located in gardens,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Well, as a fountain it is a nice one, but the water inside is just terrible. I was scared not to be splashed by that toxic fluid!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

One of these at every turn it seems within the walled town. A Grand centrepiece fitting for the history of Viterbo

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