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Address: Stari grad bb, Kotor Municipality, Montenegro

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Picturesque well - good wine & coffee shop next door

I didn't know anything about this well but kept walking past it and it caught my eye being very pretty. It was only after my holiday I found out that at one time it was the only... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
GailDeacon
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

I didn't know anything about this well but kept walking past it and it caught my eye being very pretty. It was only after my holiday I found out that at one time it was the only source of water in the old town. The wine & coffee bar next door is very good too.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Look closely to find this beatiful well in one of the winding maze like streets of Kotor. It's lovely but in the summer will be surrounded by cafe tables and gelato stands. There are nicer wells along the mountain wall that are surrounded with plants and less trafficed.

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Thank Leigth M
Constanta, Romania
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Karampana fountain is located in Old Town of Kotor, within the walls. It is close to the Maritime Museum and the small square in the area has the same name. I found it just by chance. I understood that there are many legends about the fountain, but it is for sure that for a long period of time was the... More 

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2 Thank Lucian M
Ireland
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

There is a bar beside this well. We decided to sit outside and asked the barmaid about the well. She told us the history and shown how it would have worked.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

we stumbled upon it by strolling around the old town and found it to be rather impressive. The Karampana fountain in the past was the only source of fresh water in the town. In present form the fountain derives from the Baroque Epoch, from the end of the seventeenth or the beginning of the eighteenth century. The forged rail is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

The Karampana well is tucked away in the tiny Karampana Sq which is just to the left of the Maritime Museum in Kotor. It was built in the 17th C and was the town's only source of drinking up until the 20th C. It is where townsfolk use to gather and swap stories. The ironwork surrounding it is an elaborately... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Love the legend about this well and there are always lots of versions of the story. Would love to hear yours? :D

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