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Abundance of water☺

The Arabic word ‘gharraf’ means abundance of water. This Baroque fountain in Piazza Marina/Cassaro... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
DeanMurphy2020
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Orlando, Florida
Nice enough if passing, but not worth a special visit

This is a nice little fountain & if in the area, its worth a look. I wouldn't make a special trip... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2015
dalton1skiing
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London
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3 Dec 2017
“Abundance of water”
16 Nov 2015
“Nice enough if passing, but not worth a special visit”
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The Arabic word ‘gharraf’ means abundance of water. This Baroque fountain in Piazza Marina/Cassaro Street is more of a trickle. It was sculpted by Gioacchino Vitagliano in 1698. The complex sculpture represents an ‘abundance goddess’ riding an eagle while fighting hydra. The fountain and sculptures...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is a nice little fountain & if in the area, its worth a look. I wouldn't make a special trip just to see it though. Nothing like fontana Pretoria which IS worth a special trip to see.

Date of experience: November 2015
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