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Medici Fountain, Paris

Categories: Fountains, Tourist Spots
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Now a beautiful attraction in Paris, Medici Fountain was originally created in the 17th century at the Luxembourg gardens for Maria de' Medici, Queen of France. You can visit this site and admire the romantic fountain in a peaceful atmosphere. The grotto fountain is adorned with columns and completely covered with reliefs that simulate water seeping from rock walls.

The fountain is also decorated with allegorical statues, which were added much later. The first statue, Venus in the center niche, is now replaced by the mythological figures of the lovers Acis and Galatea in white Carrara marble. The jealous Cyclops statue, Polyphemus, observes the couple from a ledge. Brush up on your mythology before you arrive to really enjoy these artistic stories. Put Medici Fountain on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Paris trip itinerary maker.
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  • in a wonderful park. There are so many wonderful things to look at in this part, it's easy topassed by something that in another sending you spend an hour or more appreciated. This wonderful fountain ...  read more »
  • This fountain is located at the Luxembourg Garden. Dedicated to Mary of doctors. Harmonizes with the surrounding greenery.
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  • I thought if you visit Luxembourg, want to this Medicis. Found around the thick wooded walked up to the Luxembourg Palace from the South side of the Park, from the pond on the right side toward the Palace. Long pond such as waterways to the East end, are pouring into the pond was filled with water from a puddle like part of the building stone walls decorated cylinder, coat of arms, statues, statue under water, there. Amazing white statue of bronze statues of polyphemos the ACIS and Galatea was surprised that it seems to have seen by close to image positioning, dynamic modelling was very fine. This spring, tree walking park in the shade and water effect was sweating, but it's cool and comfortable. After the tour to go out of the Park, behind this fountain and this had a small water fountain on the side. Is the fountain of the Medicis and the inside and outside of the "Leda fountains" that seems to have originally is like another. After this, go out of the Park, finished the tour.
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