"Neptune's Fountain" Piazza Nettuno Tip by Willettsworld

Piazza Nettuno, Bologna: 32 reviews and 73 photos


Sitting in the middle of Piazza Nettuno is the famous Neptune fountain. The statue in the middle of the fountain is commonly known in Bologna as the ?Giant? and it represents Neptune appeasing the rage of the sea. The fountain was designed in 1566 by Tommaso Laureti and is decorated with magnificent bronze figures of dolphins and mermaids by Giambologna.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2005
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