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Fontana Maggiore, Perugia
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Fontana Maggiore is a medieval fountain in the middle of the Piazza IV Novembre. Sculptures line the sides of the basin, depicting scenes from the Old Testament. There are also signs of the zodiac, prophets and saints, and events from Roman history. Built between 1275 and 1278, the fountain was erected by a father-son team, Nicola and Giovanni Pisano. Plan your visit to Fontana Maggiore and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Perugia itinerary maker.
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La fontana in stile gotico, realizzata in 3 anni dal 1275 da Nicola Pisano e da suo figlio Giovanni, (non dai fratelli Pisano) in pietra di Assisi e da Rosso Perugini per la parte superiore in bronzo,... read more »The Gothic fountain, built in 3 years from 1275 by Nicola Pisano and his son Giovanni, (not by the brothers Pisano) in Red stone of Assisi and Perugia to the top in bronze, was made to celebrate the arrival of water in the old part of Perusia from Mount neighbour. Nice to linger in front of sitting on the steps of the Cathedral, maybe with a guide that explains the various parts of the fountain. It is certainly a work of art of the thirteenth century. I don't like the iron fence that limits the view up close but still protects her from the usual vandals.show original
je ne l'ai jamais vue fonctionner dans mes voyages à Perugia. Elle semble être perpétuellement en réfection. Elle devrait être superbe! (un jour?)I never saw her work in my travels to Perugia. She seems to be perpetually in rehabilitation. It should be great! (a day?)show original
linda deslumbrante mas é uma pena ter uma grade de ferro preto a volta que atrapalha muito a aprecia-la.beautiful gorgeous but it's a shame to have a black iron railing around that disturbs very appreciate it.show original
it's definitely one of the most beautiful piazza in Italy. Must see it
Simona di nardoI stayed at this property a week and it was a comfort to have a comfortable home, tastefully decorated, in the Center, complete with everything you need in a home, with a beautiful panorama. The owner, Eva, and her mother, also, are two lovely people. I highly recommend it to those who need to stay in Perugia for both business or leisure! Simonashow original
Alessio CiceroIf you find yourself in Perugia welcome to crash here .... very goodshow original
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