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Onophrian Fountain

Placa 32, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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“water bottles” (42 reviews)
“pile gate” (92 reviews)
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Placa 32, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed yesterday

When I was looking up info for my holiday I kept coming up with this fountain from which you are supposed to drink the water.I did see people doing this but no way would I try.It was only partly working and the flow of water...More

Thank Libby W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing ancient addition to the ancient city which ensured all its inhabitants had lovely fresh & free water. We frequently filled our water bottles & the flavour was lovely. The structure is in good condition & usually surrounded by street artists which adds to...More

Thank My_names_KT
Reviewed 4 days ago

In entrance to the old city, the place where you can drink water and refresh. Although I have not tried :)

Thank Andelo D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Essentially this is a drinking fountain dating back to Roman times. The water is perfectly safe to drink and it's a fairly crowded tourist stopping-off point. It's the first thing you see as you enter the old town via the Pile Gate.

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This fountain was built in the year 1304 to provide water to the city residents. The rainwater was collected from rooftops of public buildings and were stored in large cisterns. In the later years complex aqua ducts were built to collect waters from springs some...More

Thank Prabir G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a pretty fountain which you can collect water from. However it is crowded all day round! You can't miss it if you enter the Old Town from Pile Gate.

Thank csarsby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not normally comment on a drinking fountain; but when the temperature is over 40 decrees C there was no more welcome a sight than this. The water was cold and free - a bonus in any tourist area.

Thank Peter Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great looking 16 sided fountain. Each side as a different mask. Built in the 14th century this fountain dispenses clean drinking water.

Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Onophrian Fountain is a landmark which can't be missed. With its continuously flowing cool water stream, it became our stop each time we crossed it to fill our water bottles. It has suffered damages during the earthquake but still stands solidly on the ground...More

Thank sharmanisha1005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smal fountain with chilled wate you can drink and fill up your bottles any time. Roman aquaduct system which still works . You can rest also at its pedestal at the end of tiring walk .

Thank akshattyagi
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