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Fuente de la Alcachofa Madrid

Parque de El retiro, Madrid, Spain
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Another good fountain

Fuente de la Alcachofa Madrid is another good fountain that the Spanish are expert at producing... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
Baroque Fountain Topped by Artichoke

The only reason I noticed this 1781 Baroque fountain in Buen Retiro Park was because it stood in my... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
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Parque de El retiro, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Fuente de la Alcachofa Madrid is another good fountain that the Spanish are expert at producing. This time in the Retiro park so the best place to have a good look and enjoy.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The only reason I noticed this 1781 Baroque fountain in Buen Retiro Park was because it stood in my way and I had to detour to the left. After two days of walking around Madrid and looking at many magnificent monuments, statues, fountains and buildings,...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2015

This is only one, of the many and numerous lovely water features throughout Madrid. The Fuente de la Alcachofa is located at the northern end of Buen Retiro Park and is one of the many attractions you will find within this huge area. The park...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2015

If you plan to visit this fountain you have two options, look at photos or reach the ''Parque del Retiro'', the largest park in the city. The fountain is located almost in the center of it and is easily accessible being located just a few...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2015

Fuente de la Alcachofa is in Parque del Retiro on Plaza de Honduras and was made in 1781 and was designed by Ventura Rodriguez. The fountain is made of granite and white stone. At the top of the fountain top is a bronze artichoke and...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Fuente de la Alcachofa (Artichoke Fountain) is a beautiful Baroque fountain located on the Plaza de la Republica de Honduras, on the south-west side of the famous Retiro Park. The fountain is designed by Ventura Rodrigeuz and built in 1781, during the reign of Carlos...More

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