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Fontana Greca - Ellenistica

Piazza Aldo Moro, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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Interesting Old Fountain

This must be about the best known Greek Fountain in Italy, but it dates from the 16C and this is... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
HampshireBirdman
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Martina Franca, Italy
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The Oldest In Italy And Looks It

This is claimed to be the oldest in Italy and dates back to the third century BC. The poor thing... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
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20 Nov 2017
“Interesting Old Fountain ”
3 Jun 2017
“The Oldest In Italy And Looks It”
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Piazza Aldo Moro, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This must be about the best known Greek Fountain in Italy, but it dates from the 16C and this is not it’s original location. OK it is still worth seeing, and do not forget that it has two sides; what seems to be the front...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is claimed to be the oldest in Italy and dates back to the third century BC. The poor thing has been moved around a few times and despite this has survived. It is five meters high and has scenes from the Bible. The base...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Wonderful monument of the once existed greek society in Puglia, of which not many are aware, as not much remained from those times. It is not in the old town, but close to the entrance, do not miss it.

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Located next to the bridge leading to the old part of Gallipoli. For many years it was thought to be the oldest fountain in Italy dating back even to the third century BC. However detailed studies revealed that it was created in the Renaissance times....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

fantastic and interesting rouin at the beginning of old gallipoli main entrance, before the FANTASTIC AND INTERESTING Rth century bridge. what a pity! it could be shown when it flows...just like last year!

Thank lion75navigator
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