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Tarascas Fountain

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Address: Morelia, Mexico
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This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the...

This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the sky, is a popular city landmark.

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Is a good place to visit, but don't plan a full day at it because if on a very traffic Avenue. There are good stores and restaurants around so you can just plan a dinner and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a good place to visit, but don't plan a full day at it because if on a very traffic Avenue. There are good stores and restaurants around so you can just plan a dinner and enjoy the view of the roundabout.

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Mannheim, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice thing to check off the list of things to see in Morelia. However it doesn't require a lot of time and you will be done in 10 minutes. Put it in as a quick stop along your way through the city

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Lovely fountain of Tarrascan Indians holding up baskets of fruits and crops from the region next to the aqueduct.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The Fontaine is meddle of busy street intersection you can see from the park across the road. Park is next to aqueduct ,

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This fountain is situated between the town centre and the hotel were I was staying so I saw it often. It represents 3 purepecha women carying a plaat of food. You can appreciate the purepechas by visiting Tzintzuntzan (the archeological site) which is not too far from Morelia on your way to Uruapan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This place means the fertility and the beauty of this state. Each woman means one of the capitals michoacan have had during its existence. It's a beauty place around also

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Holland, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Tarascas Fountain are a great starting point to check out either the Aqueduct or Downtown. Downside is that the current sculpture is a "knock-off" as the original one is rumored to have been stolen and its sitting at a estate in Spain.

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Morelia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This fountain is a landmark that connects the Centro, with other parts of Morelia... Parks and Squares surround the area, where people watching is a weekend activity...

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Morelia, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

At the villalongin Square, at one side of this fountain, is where lots of couples meet and lots of friends gather to go somewhere else, at sundays there is a Cycling event and races and the Madero Ave. in which this fountain is, closes from 8 to 1 pm its car circulation. Its a nice day to have a walk... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

The fountain is gorgeous and there is another one just across the road. We enjoyed sitting on one of the many benches in the area watching people and take in the historic aqua duct that runs past this area. Afterwards we went across the road to one of the restaurants for something to drink and ice cream. We were able... More 

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