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Beautiful restored fountain

We visited on a chilly Saturday in September. The old restored fountain really is spectacular. It’s... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Northville, Michigan
via mobile
On Regal Fountain

With Regal Lions and playful turtles spouting water, the James Scott Memorial Fountain is a must... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited on a chilly Saturday in September. The old restored fountain really is spectacular. It’s a fair size and full of little details. As it was a weekend, the water was actually running, which added to the impact of the fountain. There are great...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

With Regal Lions and playful turtles spouting water, the James Scott Memorial Fountain is a must see on Belle Isle. The best time to see it is on the weekend when it's operating. Big and impressive, it's one of several attractions to see at Belle...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

This fountain is classic and I am so happy it has been restored. The entire island has greatly improved and I am grateful the Grand Prix will be staying and that we will continue to improve the Island.

Thank HyattHilton
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It may be just a fountain but it's absolutely beautiful! We always stop and take in the view when we're on Belle Isle. The area around the pond could use some work yet but it doesn't detract from the overall experience.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A very old, and well preserved fountain graces the southern part of Belle Isle. The story of the fountain is that it's donor was not a well- liked Man,

Thank Scott130
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The pristine Scott Fountain on Belle Iisle, with its majestic male lions and playful turtles is a sight to behold. It reminded me of the many impressive fountains I've seen in Europe. The fountain is in a picture perfect location and is best seen on...More

1  Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This place is big but real nice here and view you can get here are so pretty . you come there and see yourself .Just take time and walk around here . I say you like it.

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This fountain, the display and landscaping is breathtaking. Wonderful to see as you cross the bridge and see this beautiful structure welcoming you to the island. Pure Michigan

1  Thank bjmeismer
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This fountain has been around forever. I remember going there as a kid, after prom, and taking my grandkids there. They have completely restored it to it's original beauty and it is worth seeing. Take the kids and grandkids they will all love it.

1  Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We went when it was starting to get dark, and what views of the fountain AND the sky! This fountain is HUGE and absolutely beautiful :) Def'ly a must see!

1  Thank Jabell1969
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