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Fontana del Nettuno

Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 246541
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“nice fountain” (17 reviews)
“lovely statue” (5 reviews)
“the main square” (19 reviews)
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Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 246541
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"nice fountain"
in 17 reviews
"lovely statue"
in 5 reviews
"the main square"
in 19 reviews
"neptune fountain"
in 6 reviews
"tourist office"
in 9 reviews
"trident"
in 18 reviews
"piazza"
in 43 reviews
"sculptor"
in 11 reviews
"logo"
in 9 reviews
"sirens"
in 5 reviews
"breast"
in 9 reviews
"bronze"
in 15 reviews
"angle"
in 11 reviews
"nymph"
in 5 reviews
"symbol"
in 14 reviews
"masterpiece"
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"statues"
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely and very elaborate fountain. Our guide told us that the Vatican felt that the principal figure, Neptune, should be, shall we say, better endowed. The joke is supposed to be that if you look from the right, from behind the statue, the Vatican does...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fountain, showing off the great artistic and cultural life of Bologna. Although hard to miss next to Piazza Maggiore make sure to take a look up close.

Thank Konstantinos G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible sculpture on the approach to the Piazza San Maggiore. It has an interesting history based on Bologna's quest for city wide water works. Tough to get a picture with so many people around it.

Thank Lawrence O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Bologna last year as well. Then Neptune was covered because it was maintained. This year I saw it in all its potent splendor (see photo). A beautiful statue.

Thank ProfessorTravell
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A somewhat eyebrow raising statue but you can't ignore the skill and artistry You're unlikely to be able to avoid this as it sits so close the main tourist areas of the town

Thank Matt C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crowds looking for the angle the sculptor sought to defy the prudish (or envious) Pope aren’t so daunting, but beware of pickpockets.

Thank boybanker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What else can one say? Stand and admire. The guide book notes its controversial history...... ( It was considered very risqué).

Thank tbonjour
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very daring (for renaissance Italy) sculpture of a well endowed naked Neptune, surrounded by nymphs and alluring and forward mermaids! Proving that the reputation of Bologna for free thinking and audacious thought is not just a modern phenomena there is a story that the designer...More

Thank LooeMan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's very nice, get there early as the tourists love to walk into your photos. My wife pointed the nudity as usual... it's a fountain with naked figures.

Thank Ralphi R
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Next to the piazza Maggiore is the statue of Neptune on his own square, of course. This fountain is very impressive and mermaids surrounding him. A very good spot to take pictures.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
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