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the fountain is very special, like the area where it is located, everything has been recently... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Detroit, Michigan
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Worth the effort

We visited here on an autumns afternoon to find it peaceful and spiritual. It's worth noting the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Adelaide, Australia
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Via Borgo Rivera snc, 67100, L'Aquila, Italy
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

the fountain is very special, like the area where it is located, everything has been recently renovated, to be seen if one has stopped one day

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We visited here on an autumns afternoon to find it peaceful and spiritual. It's worth noting the different faces of the 99.

Thank WOJD64
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A must to visit when you are in L'Aquila. Slightly out of the centre, near the train station. It's a great place to enjoy some peace and quiet. A very unique fountain with 99 faces (all different)

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

In a city which was hit hard by earthquakes and many of the local apartments abandoned due to their safety it is good to see this is still standing strong. The fountains are working and it is a nice place to visit. Warning though the...More

1  Thank davidg777
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This fountain is one of many mystics of L'Aquila! Up until now nobody knows from where comes the water!!! And it never stops running! Seeing this amazing fountain will make you curious to learn and understand the history of this absolutely amazing city!!!

Thank marishantal
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Really impressive, it reminds of the ancient city power and beauty. A bit outside the city center but to be seen.

Thank RubenGanz
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We visited in the early evening around 7pm. We had the place for our own. Impressive with 99 fountains and easy to find.

1  Thank alex4777
Reviewed 20 December 2016

survived the earthquake better than ever.... one of the most important symbol of this beautiful town called L'Aquila

Thank Enrico T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I think this fountain with 99 outlets has been restored since the 2009 earthquake and all the spouts were operating on the Sunday when we visited. I've read that it dates from the foundation of L'Aquia as a "new town" in the early middle ages.

Thank Chinthurst18
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of travertine & marble of the 1200s. This large square piazza has the unique 99 "cannelli" (water pipes) representing the 99 tribes that founded the great city of L'Aquila! Beautiful! It's also free.

Thank Ana C
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