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Piazza Duomo 8-9, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews nice fountain pretty fountain popular meeting baroque fountain small square nice place to relax gelato shops and restaurants watch the world main street people watching duomo sculptures horses symbol orb ornate
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Reviewed 2 days ago

a popular photo spot. Lit up at night and well preserved and kept very clean, as is the whole of Taormina. enjoy a coffee here and take photos with Mount Etna in the background.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GardenerBuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is prominent enough to be used as a meeting place for groups but it is worth a good look as it is well carved.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a pretty fountain right in the middle of the Piazza Duomo. It does dominate the piazza taking up quite a bit of the real estate.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful fountain that overlooks the pretty square is picture perfect. It is especially beautiful in the evening when it is lit up

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fountain was built in 1635, in barocco style. Its name comes from the four columns, each with a seahorse on the top.The water used to pour from their mouth. Today only one is functional. Other people say that the name comes from the four...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 120Roxana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it is just a fountain, but if you came to Italy and planned to see fountains, this may be the only one you will find in Taormina. It is a pretty fountain and is placed in front of a beautiful cathedral. Keep in mind...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank OnYourMarkTravel
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Taormina itself is well worth a visit as it's situation is startling. This fountain was nothing special and maybe the huge crowds milling around may have spoiled the experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 13 October 2018

While it is just a fountain, it is pretty and only takes a few minutes to see and enjoy. it sits in front of the cathedral and is visited by thousands daily. It's difficult to get a good photo of it since there are always...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Right off the Taormina main street is this small but ornate fountain. It has large blocks at the base where people sit and rest. People would fill water bottles from there. While water wasn't flowing, the sculptures made it quite interesting and people sit at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RRaposoMiami
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The art is nice, but beyond being a sculpture it is supposed to be a working fountain, pretty sad to see it out of order.

Date of experience: October 2018
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