Fontana Maggiore, Perugia

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Fontana Maggiore is a medieval fountain in the middle of the Piazza IV Novembre. Sculptures line the sides of the basin, depicting scenes from the Old Testament. There are also signs of the zodiac, prophets and saints, and events from Roman history. Built between 1275 and 1278, the fountain was erected by a father-son team, Nicola and Giovanni Pisano. Using our international travel planner, Perugia attractions like Fontana Maggiore can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Walking through the beautiful historic center of Perugia, this beautiful medieval fountain is scenically located in the square "IV novembre". Made at the end of 1200 by the masters Giovanni and...  more »
  • Lovely stone fountain dating back to the late 13th century. The 25 intricately carved panels that surround the fountain basin feature prophets, saints, zodiac signs and historical scenes. It sits in.....  more »
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  • It's the centre of Peruia .. place full of people and markets .. i liked the nightlife and the people there it's safe and there is always police near the street to make sure that no problems happen .. and it's easy to reach from the parking
  • The piaza around the Fontana Maggiore offers you the true spirit of Italy and its people

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