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Fontana del Nettuno, Bologna

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The crown jewel of the Piazza Nettuno, Fontana del Nettuno is a monumental fountain topped with a bronze likeness of Neptune, the god of the sea. The fountain's lack of attention to geometric forms reflects the Mannerist style of the mid-16th century, which was brought to fruition by designer Tommaso Laureti. Before you head to Bologna, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Bologna family vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Bologna has to offer, including Fontana del Nettuno.
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  • The fountain of Neptune, currently covered for restoration but equally open with a small contribution (I think) is one of the symbols of Bologna. Located in piazza del Nettuno in front of piazza Maggiore, governs the horizon, looking toward the piazza grande. This fountain has a peculiarity, try looking at it by putting under the stairs of the sala borsa, the height of the entrance.
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  • The fountain is beautiful, no doubt, in addition to the Poles will associate with Danzig:) Nice touch on the market;)
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  • now that you are renovating it can see up close with a scaffolding that takes you up to the Trident. nice nice
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  • Didn't get to see it because it was completely covered in scaffolding for restoration work in July 2016.
  • Under restoration. Completely hidden under scaffolding.
  • Awesome view, but the fountain was under works
  • Truly a wonderful city, filled with many historic sites and monuments!
  • One of the symbol of Bologna! Make a selfie with it.