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Visiting the city of Áranjuez.

Fuente de Hércules y Anteo. In front of the “Royal Palace you have the “Jardin del Parterre”, a... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2015
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Beautiful Fountain

The Fuente de Hercules y Anteo is a very beautiful fountain and when we went there the fountain was... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Malaga, Spain
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good53%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
27 May 2018
“Can we even call this a fountain?”
11 Jun 2017
“Yes, was terrible”
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Jardin del Parterre. Palacio Real de Aranjuez, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Can we even call this a fountain if it hasn't even one drop of water?? I was appalled to learn that the fountains work on "schedule" and they are already turned "off" by noon time; the staff argues that the community of Madrid is going...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

The fountain hasn't water, was not working, so sad, the sculpture is wonderful. They need to repair and take care of the fountains, and gardens, they are a mess.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Fuente de Hercules y Anteo is a very beautiful fountain and when we went there the fountain was working. I was able to take a good photograph there. We enjoyed seeing the fountain.

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Although you will probably wander through these magnificent gardens looking at dried-out fountains, most of them actually work on a limited schedule. The city tourist office and the palace admissions office has a schedule, and it's worth trying to catch these wonderful fountains in all...More

1  Thank mmbcross
Reviewed 19 July 2015

The Jardin del parterre is the nearest to the Palace and Jardin de la Isla is adjoining. Both are next door to the Palace. Audio guides are available. It is free to go in. Nearest gardens to the palace are the most cultivated. Beautiful Zinnias,...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Fuente de Hércules y Anteo. In front of the “Royal Palace you have the “Jardin del Parterre”, a nice garden who has the fountain of Hercules and Anteo on the end and bordering on the river Tajo. The fountain is the most spectacular part of...More

1  Thank hans-jaguar
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