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Partly tragic, partly mocking

The fountain is also known as the Fonte di San Simone, due to the former name of the square... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Rijeka, Croatia

We happened upon this whimsical face in a fountain in Spoleto. The water is fresh and clean so you... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
New York City, New York
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Via Filippo Brignone, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

The fountain is also known as the Fonte di San Simone, due to the former name of the square Bernardino Campello. It owes its name to the strange face or a mask, with some human and some feline characteristics, placed at the center of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Our days were very hot and we made it a point to stop by the fountain for a cool drink of spring water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elizabeth5272015
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We walked past this fountain every day on our walk. It's interesting, once. The water is very good, safe, and cold as it comes down off the mountain through the old Roman aqueduct. It is an excellent photo op though and very easy to get...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rick B
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We happened upon this whimsical face in a fountain in Spoleto. The water is fresh and clean so you can drink from it as the Romans did.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lollygal
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this little piazza and the fountain. The children were able to throw coins in the water and make wishes. Great pizza restaurant on the corner.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank John-Paul S
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Very pretty fountain centrally located in Spoleto, which I discovered it is an attraction a minute ago.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank happytraveller575
Reviewed June 10, 2016

We accidently came across his lovely fountain and was pleased we did as we needed to refill our water bottles. The water is very fresh and natural so make sure you fill up! There's also a smaller fountain next to it which doesn't look quite...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank TanyaMcKinnon
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Charming fountain that we saw a few times. It was fun to see the kids playing around it in the afternoon and with no one around in the early morning. The details of the mouth and the façade are worth the look.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank kathy t
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The 'fountain of the mask' is located in Piazza Campello not far from the Rocca. The fountain features a large mask of a man-like creature craved out of stone with water pouring out of its mouth into a large trough. I wouldn't necessarily go out...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed November 1, 2015

According to the locals, the water from the fountains are great, but don't choose the ones with pigeon poop on them! The pigeons loved the top of this fountain! The little piazza was charming. Nice place for a pastry and coffee while you watch the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Peacenplenty
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