Fuente de Neptuno, Madrid

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Fuente de Neptuno is an iconic marble fountain representing Neptune, god of the sea, holding a trident and coiled snake. Walk around the fountain and view the water spouting from the dolphins and other sea animals pulling his chariot, and appreciate the architecture and culture surrounding the sculpture. Finished in 1786, this statue has been used for several political demonstrations, and is also where the victories of Atlético de Madrid Football Club are celebrated. Tip: You don’t need to worry about catching the statue before sunset; some visitors even prefer the lighting of the fountain after dark. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Madrid holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fuente de Neptuno and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Very impressive. Illuminated at night it looks very good and impressive. Unfortunately always the cars get in the way of a photo  more »
  • For connoisseurs of after Las Cibeles Madrid, it is one of the best sources in this city, both located in the Paseo del Prado, walk in this town. The source is of neoclassic style and is located in the present-day plaza de Cánovas del Castillo
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  • Walking through the meadow area we find this source very close we'll see also the famous Cibeles fountain
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  • How much can you really take in, I love all the layers Madrid has. You can 'see' it in a day but you can spend your whole life trying to "SEE" it.
  • Very nice and clean place! You have to check the house of Toledo shop
  • Emblematic place for most authentic madrid's football club: Atlético de Madrid. It is where they celebrate all major football trophies
  • the fountain is very beautiful. ideal place for walking and spending free time.
  • D TR def we two HH aww
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