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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most beautiful fountains I have ever seen. Can't be missed if you walk through the city. A cool fact: The locals use this fountain to refill their bottles of water. So you can actually drink this water apparantly. It is good water...More

Thank _Rocket-Raccoon_2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Impressive fountain just inside gate, saw many pool filling water bottles there, so must be safe although I didn't partake

Thank mikesad2behome
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't focus on the taste of the water because is the same everywhere. Marvel yourself because you're drinking water from the first pipes in history. This water came from the mountain in a stone pipe to ensure that the city still has water supplies during...More

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just as you enter the Pile Gates, you will see this massive fountain. Tourists gather around it and plan their next destination in the Old City. The main street Stradun is just ahead of the fountain. The best exchange place is the first shop on...More

Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just inside Piles gate in front of the office that sells tickets to walk the wall. Great place to fill up your water bottles that you need to combat the heat. Historically it was a well for the people of the town to use.

Thank wwhershey316
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have sat and had our lunch from the nearby bakery both days and love watching the milling herds of tourists. It is also a fantastic spot to fill your water bottles with delicious pure water, we have done it many times and lived to...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two fountains , one large and one small. The large one is domed shaped and not as good looking as the small one. This is because when the large one got damaged in the earthquake , it was replaced by a simpler version....More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You encounter this as you walk through the Pile Gate, drinkable water so fill up your bottles here. Nice domed top to it and the individual water spouts are all carved createures as the backgrounds.

Thank Roger N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free water fountains is such a great idea! A nice place to sit for 5 mins and watch the world go by!

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the first structures you encounter when you enter the old city of Dubrovnik through the Pile gates. It is a great place to use as a meeting point and the water is quite refreshing to drink.

Thank Nicholas T
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