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Address: 19th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Logan Circle, Philadelphia, PA
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Another impressive free attraction surrounded by greenery not far from the Art Museum and Museum of Science. Check it out while you are walking around Logan Square.

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We came to Philadelphia to see the famous Museum of Art and the Rodin Museum. But the greatest work of Art in the city, we found by chance, is this set of gorgeous fountain sculptures: double life size. They were the work of Alexander Calder II, father of the more famous Alexander Calder III who invented mobile sculptures. Alexander Calder... More 

Thank Barry M
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend loves this show and so when we found this fountain he was over the moon! It is a very beautiful fountain near so many other stops in Philly like the Ben Franklin Institute, the Library, and nature and natural science museum. You don't have to spend much time here but there are a few places to sit if... More 

Thank Tirzah D
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The design of the fountain is awesome. In summer when it's sunny and very hot weather you will find yourself on this cold spot. You should smell the fresh air and enjoy water droplets. It's fantastic feeling.

Thank Mohamed A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

New years eve and the lights that gave the swann fountain life was just the start of a new year that I believe will make a great deal of me and my friends a adventure for the entire year... 2017 !!!!!The parade is on Monday and we have great seats thanks to my high up friend.. See you at the... More 

Thank thomas p
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Another impressive free attraction surrounded by greenery not far from the Art Museum and Museum of Science. Check it out while you are walking around Logan Square.

Thank TommyBoy94
Flushing, New York
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42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a large water feature that has various creatures spraying water into the air including frogs, turtles, a large fish, likely a goose, and of course, a swan. It is the work of the son of the man who sculpted the Penn statue on City Hall tower. Bathing in the fountain is prohibited and perhaps unsafe as the water... More 

Thank Fox11354
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Swann Fountain is an impressive centre piece of Logan Square, which is in fact a circle. A traffic Island. An open small green space/park, pavements circle the fountain with segmented green/lawned areas & several benches. Sculptures of Native American figures symbolise the areas major streams. The fountain & park is a nice tranquil area away from the surrounding heavy traffic... More 

Thank Gregory O
Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This fountain is one of nice things what to see in Philadelphia. Kids are usually play in the fountain when it is hot weather.

Thank tomino_5
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

If it's a hot day and you have young kids, it's a nice place to stop to cool down. Great view on the museum of art and the city hall.

Thank Titoiso
Zionsville, Indiana
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Logan and the Swann Fountain was outside our window. We went there after a night sight seeing. It's pretty.

Thank Zvillemommy

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