Moorish Fountain
Moorish Fountain
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Brad
Hong Kong, China173,732 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
The Moorish Fountain (Fonte Mourisca) is located along Volta do Duche. This is delightful public fountain designed by José da Fonseca (1922) and embraces Moorish features and design including a jagged arched entrance, outer horseshoe as well as symmetric teal tiled facade. You can walk into the half-moon shaped interior where you find seats, relief from the sun or rain as well as spout pouring spring water into a basin below.

Overall, the Moorish Fountain might be the pretties of the handful of decorative street fountains around Sintra. It is picturesque and a neat place to find (and to stop for water bottle refills) while exploring the city.
Written 9 April 2023
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Seeking True Quality
Europe4,846 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018
This neo-Moorish fountain was built in early XX. century and blends perfectly in the landscape of revived Sintra. In the XIX. century, Sintra became a fashionable aristocratic resort and a gathering place for musicians and painters. The fountain is on the road from the Railway Station to the National Palace so it could not be missed in those days.
Written 23 April 2018
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Tasneem K
Bradford, UK37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
I was a little skeptical about seeing an 11th centuary castle, and I was completely blown away. The castle had the most beautiful views of Sintra, the walk around the castle was very strenuous I was grateful I wore trainers, the castle was the highlight of my visit to Sintra, I climbed the Great Wall of China last year and the moorish castle came pretty close. A must for anyone who visits Lisbon.
Written 4 December 2018
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johnhp702
Derby, UK19,798 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
As you walk along the road into the town you could easily this this pretty fountain, but take a photograph and move on.
Written 18 November 2022
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GehlKing
Cambridge, Canada72 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
you just walk down the road and they have all these fountains and wall monuments they are a very nice deversions , so nice walking around, love all the tile work
Written 7 February 2020
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Ays Espiritu
Bonn, Germany375 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
This fountain may be missed by Sintra visitors as most take the bus from the train station. It is located along the street leading to the center of town. The tiles are really pretty!

There are some souvenir vendors on the other side of the street. You may want to have a walk to catch this fountain see more interesting and beautiful sites.
Written 4 January 2019
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Wraxall_Travellers
Bristol, UK1,069 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
Just outside the town, you suddenly find a fountain ot two. This is an interesting structure, with a working fountain inside. The tiles are beautiful.
Written 20 October 2018
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Christina F
Alden15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Found this fountain while walking one day. Very pretty. So charming to see people pull up with their jugs to fill with spring water from the fountain. couldn't believe, though, when we saw a well dressed man fishing in the fountain for hands full of coins!! LOL
Written 11 October 2018
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AnnaK_Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon144 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Business
I just love tiles and this fountain is beautiful. I asked our tour guide if it was a remnant from the Moorish era, he said it wasn't and that they honored that culture and build this fountain this way. I love cultures who appreciate other cultures.
Written 17 August 2018
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OriginalRobyn
Twickenham, UK66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Couples
As you are walking along the road on the opposite side to the very beautiful fountain, take some time to look at all the wonderful locally made arts and crafts (Arte Na Vila). I am recommending in particular Rui at stand number 21.
A genuinely nice guy with a magical talent for beautiful and unusual jewellery. I bought 3 pieces - earrings €10 each, ring €40. The ring was bespoke to me, I knew what I wanted so he redesigned me a new one in only a few hours.
Take a real piece of Sintra home with you.
Written 31 August 2016
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