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This medieval cistern and fountain was an interesting stop along our walk through Siena. It was the original source of water for the town, with three sections, one for drinking, one for animals, and one for washing. The fountain now has flowing water with many...More
The medieval fountain (it is more a cistern than a fountain) was built in the 13th century with three arches in Gothic style and a crenellated roof near the city gate after which it was named. It is a bit out of the usual tourists’...More
Gorgeous architecture put into simple everyday tool, this well now only provides for the fish swimming in it. Latin on the far walls and vaulted ceilings add to it charm. Easy to get to if you park in the S. Maria parking lot. We saw...More
We stumbled across this, it is listed as a fountain but I would call it a cistern as it is a large tank. There were a number of goldfish swimming about. It is obviously very old.
Interesting but not worth going out of your way...More
This does take a bit of finding but it is very close to the Porte de Fontebranda (city gate).
Really interesting history to this place.
To get back up to the city centre there are a set of escalators opposite