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Soviet era fountain

This is kind of surprising fountain celebrating family life and life in general. All the cavorting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
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Children, cover your eyes

Unique seating on naked statues at the fountain of zest for life located in University Square, in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KodoDrummer
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is kind of surprising fountain celebrating family life and life in general. All the cavorting figures are nude which has given the fountain the nickname of “porn fountain.”

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique seating on naked statues at the fountain of zest for life located in University Square, in front of the University of Rostock. These are very appropriately called “The porn fountains.” The statues and unique main seating are on two long nide sculptures of a...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This fountain has a nickname among the locals: "The Porn Fountain" (according to our guide at the guided tour), and one can see why! :-D Still, the statues are very well-made and interesting, and interact well with the water. There are many big and small...More

Thank CatharinaSweden
Reviewed July 9, 2018

An interesting fountain with a story. Located in front of the University in a large plaza. A nice place to hang around

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Similar to the University review this fountain is in the lovely Square where you can enjoy a coffee etc from across the street at McDonalds.

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The sculptures are certainly different - I wasn't particularly offended by them but others might be mortified. It is certainly a great landmark.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed May 10, 2018

An interesting fountain which was designed by Jo Jastram and Reinhard Dietrich and was quite a conversation starter with our group. Our guide said it's called the “porn fountain” due to the many copulating couples and animals!!!! Would not go out of my way to...More

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed October 10, 2017

I guess it depends how you feel about the sculptures but this fountain is either very erotic or very kitsch or somewhere in between. Personally I found it rather rambunctious.

Thank DavidTAC
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit especially if you come off the cruise ship you just get the train about 20 minutes and you can walk or tram into town, lovely shops, bars and restaurants, we ate opposite the water fountain in the Italian restaurant and watched...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

With the beautiful university building as a background and cafe terrasses everywhere around, this very nice fountain and its funny sculptures is a good place to stop and rest a few minutes while visiting the city! It will also be a hit with children.

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