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3 Oct 2018
“Take a break”
9 Aug 2018
“Center of Balboa!”
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1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1616
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

When visiting the park, this is a great place to rest your feet, maybe have a snack or a drink. It's a very pretty fountain, surrounded by some great architecture. Just a pleasant spot for a break before visiting all those museums. There's just something...More

Thank Ydnar
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This lovely fountain is located in the middle of Plaza de Panama, a beautiful plaza surrounded by the architecture from the 1915 Expo. Great place to sit, rest, and relax.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

This water feature adds to the serene setting of the park and buildings and provides yet another photo opportunity within this beautiful setting.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Located in the Plaza de Panama the fountain is quite interesting and pretty and definitely a place to visit when in Balboa Park. The bus back to San Diego leaves from just below the area.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The fountain itself is beautiful, no doubt. But it is the location at the heart of Balboa Park which makes it so worth the visit. It is hard to imagine it was once a parking lot. Now it is a vibrant spot with energy and...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting the Plaza area for over 35 years now, and the recent improvements are wonderful. Last week the fountain was surrounded with beautiful blooming dahlias. Many more tables have been added, giving the area a more European atmosphere. There are just 2 negatives:...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 28, 2016

The Plaza de Panama, in the heart of Balboa Park, used to be mainly a parking lot. Then a previous mayor ordered a revamp, an it became a glorious public plaza (as it originally was), with the fountain as its centerpiece. Today, there are tables...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We were walking through Balboa park and came across the beautiful fountain. I felt like I was back in Spain with the beautiful architecture and design of many buildings in the park- especially this fountain.

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Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Plaza de Panama is truly wonderful now that car parking is removed from the plaza and neutered to the people of San Diego and the world. You can sit here and people watch or take a break from all the wonderful Museums in Balboa...More

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