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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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Loverly fountain with history and culture

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
DocAndyHouston
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW 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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Yves D
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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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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

My hotel was near the iconic Tarascas, so I saw it during the day, with bustling traffic. I saw it at dusk, when it comes golden. And I saw it at night, illuminated. Graceful and beautiful in any light! Travelers to Morelia should not miss this.

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Tijuana, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful fountain representative of the city, if you go to Morelia this is a must. It's not big or grand, but it represents the native people of the region.

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