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Fontana Maggiore, Perugia

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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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  • One of the sites not to be missed during the visit in the old town. Many students come in the corner for a picnic on lunch time.
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  • The fountain is located in one of the main squares of Perugia (4th November). Aesthetically it is very nice, too bad I found in 2 consecutive days without water.
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  • They say it's the most beautiful medieval fountain ... Is gorgeous. Completed in 1278, stunning the tiles that compose it. Stop by to see it. Located in Piazza IV Novembre.
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  • They say it's the most beautiful Fountain of middle age, I agree it is wonderful. Completed in 1278, stunning the tiles that compose it. Stop by to see it.
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