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Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain)

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Address: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Unique stone fountain from Venetian times, water carried through an aquaduct to the city square...Lion's head motif is different and definitely worrh a photo or two. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry M
Pattaya, Thailand
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Pattaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unique stone fountain from Venetian times, water carried through an aquaduct to the city square...Lion's head motif is different and definitely worrh a photo or two. Great location to meer your friends and have a drink at a nearby taverna. Opa!

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location for meeting point. Surrounding with many restaurants and coffee shops. Some buildings have got a balcony available for customers to enjoy the view.

Thank Kasorn T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find and more compact than victory square. Surrounded by eateries and sometimes busy with tour groups. Was being cleaned on a recent visit.

Thank tomski2001
Vicenza, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Source of the city's fresh water (from a 15 km. long aqueduct) in 1628, under the rule of the Venetians. Very unusual and lovely.

Thank Nancy171717
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful fountain in the heart of the city. Great meeting spot, lots of restaurants/cafes/ice cream shops around. Very close to Church of St Titus (which is also worth a visit!)

Thank Sarah L
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The center of the heart of the city of Heraklion. A nice and picturesque square with plenty of cafes all around !!

Thank touristas97
Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you visit Heraklion take a walk and go to the center. In the heart of the city there is a beautiful fountain Morosini. It reminds me of the old fountains in Belgrade. Feel the spirit of the old times. It is great to take children and enjoy together.

Thank svetlanavristic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely to see it still in use- a beautiful Venetian style fountain, near the originally Venetian style loggia, and showing off the Venetian legacy very present in Heraklion.

Thank BabetteLondon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited with my friends Morosini Fountain last Saturday. The place was full of people and coffee shops where you can drink a tea a coffee and eat admirring at the same time the Lion's square

Thank ioannisg672
Somma Lombardo, Italia
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

everything happens here! the place to be for your lunch or even for a drink at night. Plus the fountain ia definitely a must see in Heraklion

Thank Gabiancarola

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