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It is located in the center of Piazza Archimede and is the work of sculptor Piceno Giulio Moschetti of 1907. The fountain is facing south and highlights the figure of Diana with bow and dog, the attributes of the goddess of hunting, protectress of Ortigia...More
The fountain in in the middle of Piazza Archimede. It has magnificent sculptures depicting various ancient scenes and is also surrounded by some small palm trees. Surrounding the fountain buildings which have great architecture and several cafes.
You will likely come across this in your walking tour. It is about 100 years old and sculpturally quite impressive but lacks the impact of similar fountains in Rome. It is pleasant enough and a good photo opportunity but lacks any major historical context.
Walk to it across the bridge that connects Syracuse proper to the Old Town on the promontory and come to this fountain. The carvings and statues in this fountain rival Trevi and I took so many pictures which I need to cull. How will I...More