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Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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All reviews nice fountain beautiful statue drinking fountain meeting point the main square neptune's fountain people watch tourist office trident piazza logo sculptor bronze breast sirens nymph angle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At Piazza del Nettuno, next to Piazza Maggiore, in Bologna, stands this public fountain, this handsome bronze artwork, very tall at 4 metres. Neptune has 4 little angels at his feet, and, of great interest to many tourists, are the four sensual sea nymphs squeezing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Haebee
Reviewed December 19, 2018

The neighbourhood that surrounds piazza maggiore and piazza nettuno is not a very good looking one however Giambologna's masterpiece covers all this disanvantage and turned the square to an artistic landmark. Standing in the middle of the square for more than 450 years that creation...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed December 15, 2018

This fountain is the one which was used as the Maserati logo.The imposing bronze figure of Neptune, surrounded by Nereids who are touching their breasts. An interesting site whatsoever!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank doppelganger_et
Reviewed November 17, 2018

This fountain/monument to Neptune is just gorgeous. We saw it in daylight but I admired it more in the lights and dusk of the evening. This is a wonderful fountain in a lovely piazza. It has an imposing presence which is quite a task when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank daffystjob
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Please make time to visit Piazza Maggiore.. the heart. Cuore di Bologna.. always full of delights and good surprises.. Chocolate fair is good too once a year.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank abdullahspaksoy
Reviewed November 6, 2018

it is a wonderful with water flowing out of every possible spot. the setting is good and the people watching is fun too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas E B
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Everyone knows this very fine statue and fountain which is adjacent to Piazza Maggiore. It is a useful meeting point

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alcina_9
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Finally i can see it properly. Last time I came the fountain was under maintenance. Now this statue shines all of its beauty. Symbol of the city, it stands out of the Square. Love it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Estueban
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a very unusual fountain with the women squirting water out of their breasts. You just have to see it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank panama2000
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Great space and fountain where you can people watch. It’s right in the middle of the old town and within walking distance from the duomo.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michael G
February 2, 2019|
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Response from Andher V | Reviewed this property |
i visited in september 2018, there were no fences aand now that you say, the water was not running
Andher V
August 11, 2018|
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Response from SevenoaksSinjun | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andher, when we visited in June the renovation was still happening. I would guess that it is completed by now but if not you can still get good views of the statue from the Piazza. There are many other wonderful things to... More
June 23, 2018|
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Response from ProfessorTravell | Reviewed this property |
During the last year they have renovated it. I do not think they have finished their work, so the water has to wait.