Fontana Del Nettuno

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  • Address: Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: 39051-239660
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Monument, Statue, Family And Kids, Fountain

The grand statue in the Piazza Maggiore cannot go unnoticed! Designed by Jean de boulone also known as Giambologna, he razed the entire block to make the fountain. It beautifully displays a bronze figure of Lord Neptune along with four angels at the steps signifying the river of 4 continents: Amazon, Dandu, Nile and Ganges.

The fountain once signified the power of the pope who ruled just like Neptune did. It has an overall erotic aura around it with the alluring nymphs at the bottom. Though Italy has a number of fountains this one is a particular favourite among the tourists, at any point of time you will witness shutterbugs around trying to capture the beauty of the fountain and taking it back with them.

Designer Giambologna has very skilfully shown the vigour of Neptune in the statue which is why it was chosen as logo of ever so famous car company- Maserati. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bologna itinerary 3 days.

  • Try and witness the fountain while it is working (no definite time).

  • Bus: 120 meters, line- 29B, A and C

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  • Fontana Del Nettuno Address: Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Fontana Del Nettuno Contact Number: 39051-239660
  • Fontana Del Nettuno Timing: 24-hrs
  • Fontana Del Nettuno Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Fontana Del Nettuno(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 11:15 pm
  • Time required to visit Fontana Del Nettuno: 00:15 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Bologna include Fontana Del Nettuno in their plan

  • 26.61% of people start their Fontana Del Nettuno visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Fontana Del Nettuno

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

86.91% of people prefer walking in order to reach Fontana Del Nettuno

People normally club together Santa Maria Della Vita Bologna and Piazza Maggiore while planning their visit to Fontana Del Nettuno.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Was Under construction when I went to visit. Sad, but it’s wonderful to see them looking after their landmarks.

  • Great sight to see but it’s currently under RECONSTRUCTION! You can only see the statue of Neptune and nothing more.

  • The are has so much to see and do. Many cases and restaurant. You can sit on the steps and people watch. The replicas of David and other statues are impressive. The fountain of Neptune was get worked on but still worth visiting.

  • Piazza della Signoria (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpjattsa della siɲɲoˈriːa]) is an L-shaped square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. It is the meeting place of Florentines as well as the numerous tourists, located near Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza del Duomo and gateway to Uffizi Gallery.

  • Impressive art but under construction at the moment

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