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La Fontaine des Elephants (Fountain of Elephants)

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great city symbol

The fountain really is in the city center and when there's good weather the elefants look great in... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Félicien B
Night visit

An impressive fountain in day and night when light up, pity no information found on why the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Julian B
Beauvais, France
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Chambery, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fountain is cute and is placed around some good shops and around the corner is a Portuguese restaurant.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

I am not sure what all the fuss is about this fountain, which is mentioned everywhere? Chambery itself is a wonderful place, with tons of interesting things to see and do, but personally i found these elephants rather hideous. The best thing about them was...More

Thank longacre2000
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The names of some French towns just ooze romance and mystery, the only mystery about Chambery is why anyone would want to go there. Boring, drab, in places a little scary with little or nothing of real interest to see apart from four elephants with...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

It's ok but not like wow the highlight of all of chambery. It's pretty much a nice statue in the middle of a small square where people gather and sit.

Thank stephiepepsi
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The fountain really is in the city center and when there's good weather the elefants look great in the sun and you even can use the water to refresh your face... Good place to chill at

1  Thank Félicien B
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The fountain is located very near the old town so it’s worth to take a look. The elephants really look like coming out of the statue. However, it would be really good to have an information board by the fountain telling why elephants in the...More

1  Thank michelinukko
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This piece of art: la Fontaine des Elephants is so beautiful and well crafted. It reminds me of my stay in Chambèry.. here is where I usually wait for my bus. Normally it's a very busy place. Just across the street there are several shops....More

Thank GleamingLeo
Reviewed 16 January 2018

An impressive fountain in day and night when light up, pity no information found on why the Elephants.

Thank Julian B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The story of Hannibal is very interesting indeed, the fountain is really lovely to behold and worth a selfie or two.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A n unexpected thing to discover in a small French town! Looks wonderful when lit up at night,quite surreal!

Thank berlinaidan
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