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Fontana Contarini

Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo, Italy
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Good But Not As What Is Around

The fountain adds to and compliments the Piazza Vecchio and it is a beautiful white marble fountain... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
Oldjack
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Fountain in the main square of Bergamo's upper town.

The fountain itself is not that impressive but the square (Piazza) it is in is lovely and full of... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2016
CS1973
,
Morecambe
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
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“upper town” (2 reviews)
“fountain” (19 reviews)
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Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo, Italy

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Reviewed 10 May 2016

The fountain adds to and compliments the Piazza Vecchio and it is a beautiful white marble fountain with heads and mouths providing the water outlets. The buildings around are far more interesting.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The fountain itself is not that impressive but the square (Piazza) it is in is lovely and full of historical buildings.

Thank CS1973
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This fountain is OK but shouldn't be on this site as a separate attraction. It is in the middle of a delightful square that you will definitely visit as part of a stroll found the old town. You may miss the fountain as you look...More

Thank phils_dad
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Sit around in a cafe or restaurant, soak up the sunshine and enjoy the wonderful history in this amazing piazza.

Thank Dee Dee G
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is the fountain in the center of Piazza Vecchia in Citta Alta. It isn't very impressive, but has a nice arhitecture.

Thank SakinTravel
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Nice place where to sit down and drink afternoon coffee with a view to this fountain. It is heart of old Bergamo.

Thank RigaLaura
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Fontana Contarini is a nice, small fountain in the middle of Piazza Vecchia in Citta Alta. So, you can't miss it if you go and stroll through the Upper City. It is a nice composition of statues of lions and snakes. There is a lot...More

Thank Nik R
Reviewed 5 November 2015

As the title says it's a nice little fountain, but show stopper, it's not. It does looks nice in the square and is a great photo opportunity. No legends regarding chucking coins in for luck however!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 12 October 2015

very nice place, in the middle of the square, so you cant miss it surrounded by lots of cafeterias and restaurants.

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is just of historical value, nothing to marvel at. You cannot compare this smallish fountain to the more beautifully decorated ones you find elsewhere

Thank ColleenCo
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