Neptune's Fountain

Gdańsk, Poland

Neptune's Fountain, in the center of Dlugi Targ has grown to be one of Gdansk's most recognizable symbols. The bronze statue of the Roman god of the sea was first erected in 1549, before being aptly made into a fountain in 1633. Like the city he represents, Neptune has had a storied history, himself - dismantled and hidden during World War II, old Neptune didn't come out of hiding until 1954 when he was restored to his rightful place in the heart of the city, reminding us of Gdansk's relationship to the sea.

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Founded: 1633
Category: Statues in Poland

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vanessa LIO (3 months ago)
Most stunning street corner in the old town Gdańsk, totally breath taking with its history & brillant architectures. You won’t miss it if you visit this city. Highly recommend to visit the old town in an early morning before the crowds arrive. Close to the Fontaine 200 meters further you can taste the yummy local ice cream Lody, totally a must try.
MrJsquires86 (3 months ago)
Amazing fountain. Especially beautiful at night. Many café and restaurants near by and the whole area buzzing. Highly recommend!
Paweł Gąsior (3 months ago)
Obligatory place when you visit Gdansk.
Magdalena Ivanova (3 months ago)
One of the most beautiful places in Gdańsk. I strongly recommend.
Raf Rafal (3 months ago)
Well, a definite must see whilst visiting Gdańsk
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