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Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes, another statue that obviously has some significance although I have yet read up on it, but it sure is pretty. It’s in Piazza Maggiore and you cannot miss it.

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This huge fountain is in its own square right next to Piazza Maggiore outside the library building It’s a huge bronze figure of Neptune built around 1567 and still works He is surrounded by various cherubs pouring water onto the various nymphs who are pouring...More

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t recall seeing a Fountain or statue of Neptune anywhere before. This is certainly an impressive one and the signs in front indicate it’s been restored just last year. While we were there the water wasn’t running but even without the water the huge...More

Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

went there after 10 pm and is filled with students and families is very safe and calm, not to worry about something bad may happen.

Thank Andher V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the fountain as part of ourvrecent city walking tour experience. It seems to be the gobto place to meet for such tours and many other. You can fill your water bottles from a fresh-water drinking fountain located close to the main fountain.

Thank GladiatorDelWino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fountain in the square in front of the Basilica of St Petronius. It is big, with Neptune himself being 4m tall. The most amusing thing about the statue are the 4 mermaids sitting at each corner of the statue who are clearly...More

Thank Hstevens282
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find and worth a quick visit. Fontana Del Nettuno is located right in the heart of the city. Beautiful sculpture

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is really a uniques structure and is a must-see if in Bologna. Viewing is free and you can get some great pictures. It only takes a few minutes to see but is worth the visit.

Thank Benjamin W
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

When I was here in December, it was undergoing renovations so I missed seeing it. It is now revealed in all its splendour. Catch it at different times of the day to see it in different lights.

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The fountain is centrally located and surrounded by cafe's, shops and a beautiful old church. It can be busy with tourists be warned.

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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
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Stuart19561710
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.
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