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Onophrian Fountain

Placa 32, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
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“water bottles” (47 reviews)
“pile gate” (98 reviews)
“meeting point” (21 reviews)
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Placa 32, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While little to see, the fountain is still flowing cool water and very interesting architecture. Heard a guide's review of it and that was very interesting learning how long it is physically and how long in existence.

Thank FrankDiB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fountain itself is interesting as a history point and water bottle refilling point, but is mainly used as a meeting place and somewhere to sit and rest your feet. It's close to several useful tourist spots: where you buy your city wall tickets and...More

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is huge and very impressive fountain and it is the first thing that you say once you have entered into this enchanting old town. Walk all the way around it and drink in its beauty.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fountain is located as soon as you enter from the Pile Gate. It was built long ago to bring water via ancient Roman aqueducts from the mountains. It gets very crowded and there are often entertainers here. At night, you can get a picture...More

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only is Onophrian Fountain beautiful but it is functional also. It was built to bring water through the aqueduct for the city drinking water. The water that comes out of the fountain is still drinkable today. It is a center piece of Old Town...More

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fountain is just inside the main gate and to the right and still flows has some damage to the top. Better to get a picture at night as during the day very crowded with tourists.

Thank grumble13
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Not a spectacular fountain, but is next to city gates and the entrance to the walls. Various street performers are there and the water is drinkable and refreshing

Thank Panagiotis G
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Onophrian Fountain sits at one end of Old Town and delivers water that is carried by ancient Roman aqueducts from mountains over 7 miles away. Pretty impressive accomplishment, but all you can see is a pleasant fountain.

Thank Mmeyernos
Reviewed 31 October 2017

There were literally hundreds of tourists meandering around this fountain and taking selfies. Well worth seeing and a great meeting place and central.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Right inside the entrance gate of the Old Walled City. Do a little goggle search before going to learn the history of the fountain. Very interesting. Pretty hard togged a good picture of it, with so many people around it.

Thank usroadrats
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