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The Fontana Maggiore, a masterpiece of medieval sculpture, placed in the centre of Piazza IV Novembre (formerly Piazza Grande) is the monument symbol of the city of PERUGIA The monumental fountain was designed by Frà Bevignate da Cingoli and built between 1275 and 1277 to celebrate the arrival of water in the acropolis of the city, by means of the new aqueduct. Bevignate cooperated with other talented professionals, as Boninsegna Veneziano, a hydraulic engineer, who accomplished an incredible audacious endeavour, being able to carry the water coming from monte Pacciano, located a few kilometres, without the help of pumps. . By means of a forced pressure duct, he managed to give to the water the opposite movement, i.e., the water flowed uphill instead of downhill.….

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Jean-Paul said:

HFF Gabi.
Nice place.
2 months ago ( translate )

Léopold said:

Entourée de petites statues qui ne mourront jamais de soif.
2 months ago ( translate )

Gabi Lombardo replied to Léopold:

;-))) c'est comme ça !!!
2 months ago ( translate )

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Beautiful fountain; thank you for the interesting note.
hFF
2 months ago

Günter Klaus said:

Da zeigst du einen sehr schönen Brunnen liebe Gabi,vielen Dank auch für die Info dazu :))

Wünsche noch einen schönen Tag,ganz liebe Grüße Güni :))
2 months ago ( translate )

Boro said:

HFF Gabi !
2 months ago ( translate )

Percy Schramm said:

Der Brunnen sieht wirklich wunderschön aus. HFF und ein gutes Wochenende, Gabi !
2 months ago ( translate )

Jocelyne Villoing said:

Magnifique, quelle finesse !
HFF Gabi avec du soleil c'est mieux
2 months ago ( translate )

Berny said:

HFF, Gabi!
2 months ago ( translate )

Angelofruhr said:

Sehr hübsch! HFF!
2 months ago ( translate )

Herb Riddle said:

A fine fountain. You have caught it well Gabi. Well done.

HFF, enjoy this cold weekend. Herb
2 months ago

Xata said:

A great fountain and comment too, HFF Gabi
2 months ago

Stephan Fey said:

HFF und ein angenehmes 1. Adventswochenende, Gabi!
2 months ago ( translate )

Karl Hartwig Schütz said:

...and to you!!!
2 months ago