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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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  • It is one of the most famous monuments in Perugia. At the center of piazza grande, is formed by two tubs and adorned with a cluster of waterlilies. into the basin below are represented the zodiac signs,,, not to be missed
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  • This fountain sits in the middle of the piazza and, while a little plain, is quite interesting. However, I think it is overshadowed by the cathedral and other magnificent buildings that surround the p...  more »
  • La fontana dei F.lli Pisano is a symbol of the city; After long renovation you can admire it in all its glory again. Located in the middle of Piazza IV Novembre is, along with Palazzo dei Priori, the main attraction.
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  • it's definitely one of the most beautiful piazza in Italy. Must see it
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  • I 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! Simona
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  • If you find yourself in Perugia welcome to crash here .... very good
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