Fonte Gaia

Local nameFonte Gaia
LocationSiena, Italy

Finished in 1342, this imposing fountain is now a major tourist attraction of the city. Be sure to marvel at the exquisite sculptures that adorn the frame of the fountain - depicting Madonna and Child and Cardinal Virtues. It is believed that the name Gaia, or joyous, refers to the general joy over the fact that water system was installed in Siena.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fonte_Gaia

Address 44 Piazza Il Campo, Siena 53100, Italy

Coordinates 43°19'7.404" N 11°19'53.212" E

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