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Arion Fountain

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Address: Horni namesti | Upper Square, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic

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beautiful modern art

When in spring the fountain has its water supply. It you come closer enough,you will find a great number of details of those sculptures. You may enjoy an ice-cream by it the... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

When in spring the fountain has its water supply. It you come closer enough,you will find a great number of details of those sculptures. You may enjoy an ice-cream by it the weather must be great.

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were there in the winter, so the water was off and the kids could not play in it, but it is nonetheless very beautiful.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Most fountains in Olomouc are grand, dark and serious, this one is newer, very cute and kids love it. I passed by several times during my 2 day visit in Olomouc and there were always kids playing around this one.

Thank FLnurseER
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Located near one corner of the old town square, opposite to the Holy Trinity Column. The fountain had nice sculptures; very realistic turtle. An interesting place where you can just sit down and take a good rest.

Thank Admiral2525
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

I love architecture both historic and modern. And this time I enjoyed admiring the Arion Fountain even more with my shoes taken off wading in water. Being in the city of fountain this is the right place to calm down during the hot summer day.

Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

The fountain servers as small water places for kids, but it is very interesting statue as well..in you come close enough you can see historical maps of Olomouc and Moravia, small turtles and many other interesting features...

Thank JirkaPanek
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing set of sculptures. Thank goodness for the English info floor slab. Was actually pleased the fountain is off for winter since you can get right up and see how much is sculpted. Lots of tiny characters etc

Thank Jason C
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

many fountain in Olomouc. baroco fouintains. You must see every - cause every are different. Its a wealth of Olomouc!!!!

Thank Marek P
Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

beautiful fountain by the contemporary sculptor Ivan Theimer. always surrounded by children. it is a favourite place on the square.

Thank 370neha
Sammamish, Washington
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

This fountain is beautiful to look at and we use it as a meeting point when meeting friends in the main square of Olomouc. Upon closer look you will see amazing detail in the sculptures...truly amazing. Right next to the fountain is a Turtle which we love to say to our friends "let's meet at the turtle". The turtle is... More 

Thank Dawn L

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