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Font de Santa Anna - barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 41° 23.072 E 002° 10.450
31T E 430951 N 4581774
Quick Description: This beautiful fountain decorated with ceramic tiles is located at the junction between Avinguda Portal de l'Àngel and Carrer Cucurulla in Barcelona.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 3/13/2016 10:40:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMQPGN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 11

Long Description:
Dating from 1356, the fountain had originally an octagonal shape and also served as a horse trough. It was renovated in 1819 and again in 1918 when is was expanded and decorated with ceramic panels of the nineteenth-century style, as well as glazed ceramic vases, all designed by Josep Aragay. The front part of the fountain has Barcelona’s coat of arms sculpted into its stone.

The murals depict female and male figures, angels, fish, birds and floral designs, and on the front of the fountain you can see "1918" painted on the tiles in Roman numerals.

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