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Waterfall or Fountain?

One of the interesting features at Plaza del Pilar, loving or hating modern interpretations will... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
tezpil
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Short visit to Zaragoza.

This fountain you will see in the North side of the “Plaza del Pilar”, which is just in front of... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
hansg-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

You are bound to see this when you visit the basilica. There is nothing wrong with the fountain itself. It would be great in the Parque Goya, for example. But, in my view it is an extremely unfortunate monumental intrusion into the beautiful area in...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice piece of art, just unfortunate you cannot see the map from the square, and also unfortunate that the modern artpiece does not really fit with the rest of the square, which is a completely different artstyle.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Lovely by day but lit up and colour changing at night. Definitely worth stopping by to take some photos.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Really ugly fountain at the end of the Pilar Plaza near the Roman wall. Plus anyone not watching carefuly can easily fall into the shallow water. Very ugly and does not contribute anything visually to the beautiful plaza.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

One of the interesting features at Plaza del Pilar, loving or hating modern interpretations will determine your view.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is one of several points of interest in Plaza Pilar. It is interesting during the day, but I suggest you return in the evening when it is illuminated with colored lights.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the fountain as part of a free walking tour with Diego. The fountain is in the main Pilar Plaza and is very impressive. Most people don't know but the water crates the shape of South America as a tribute to Christopher Columbus. You...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This fountain you will see in the North side of the “Plaza del Pilar”, which is just in front of the “iglesia de San Juan de los Panetes”, with the demodulations of the Plaza del Pilar in the year 1991, the fountain is made in...More

Thank hansg-jaguar
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Last time I was in Zaragoza I managed to fall into the water pool facing this wonderful water sculpture as I was trying to get the entire thing into a photo frame. It was December 2007 and I got out dripping wet, although I managed...More

Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Not my favourite fountain in the city and doe not really match with the surrounding buildings but I guess that was the idea

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