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Small square with nice fountain

This small square is located outside the Palazzo del Bargello in the heart of Gubbios old town. It... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Launceston, Australia
Interesting Fountain

This fountain has a legend of going around it 3 times and you buy a certificate to say you are now... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Wendy R
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Largo Del Bargello, 06024, Gubbio, Italy
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

This small square is located outside the Palazzo del Bargello in the heart of Gubbios old town. It has a nice fountain here and a comfortable old town feel.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This fountain has a legend of going around it 3 times and you buy a certificate to say you are now a madman from Gubbio. It is called the fountain of the madmen. One of us did it and you have to pay 3euro in...More

1  Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Much has already been said about the myths, legends and fun surrounding this fountain, so I don't need to add anything to that. Let me simply say therefore, that what I liked about this fountain was that it was made from a major piece of...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Take the opportunity to take part in the local custom of running around this fountain 3 times – you are then declared a citizen of Gubbio and officially mad! Unfortunately the adjoining Bargello Palace was never open while we were there so we couldn't collect...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If passing by stop for a photo and take a breather. I'd let the kids run around it and go mad on their own!

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 12 July 2016

If you stick your finger in the fountain then run around it 3 times, then get splashed, you qualify for a certificate of madness in Gubbio. Wonderful, I've got mine!

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Pleasant little piazza with a nice fountain. Don't forget to run around it three times to be declared mad! 😜

Thank TravellingSoulies
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Roman Ruins are always nice to see, here in Gubbio these ruins are out in a field very accessible to walk to and enjoy. Located close to where you can park your car....

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 April 2015

I had read of a ritual to do around this fountain, something quaint and unusual, apart from the funny spirit that made this famous fountain, I think it is not even worth wasting time looking for it, it's just an ordinary fountain, Gubbio is a...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Friendly staff, a varied menu of authentic local fare, a medieval dining room setting, and wonderful aperitivos, pastas and sauces. They had a good truffle season this Fall which the kitchen infused into a pasta dish that was amazing. Stuffed gnocchi in a cream sauce...More

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