The Fountain of the Lions

Greece

The Fountain of the Lions or "Lions" is one of the central parts of the city. It is well known except by locals and foreigners. The fountain was built in 1628 by General Provisioner Francesco Morosini to help supply water to the city, which suffered from water scarcity.

The Fountain of the Lions

 

The Fountain of the Lions or "Lions" is one of the central parts of the city. It is well known except by locals and foreigners. The fountain was built in 1628 by General Provisioner Francesco Morosini to help supply water to the city, which suffered from water scarcity. The water that gave generously to the inhabitants came from the mountain Zeus. The Fountain is adorned with various architectural ornaments, such as armorial bearings, mythological scenes, etc. Over lions stood a statue of Neptune, which is no longer extant. During the Ottoman contributions made ​​to the monument and placed a kind cab ride from the Fountain.

Στην σύγχρονη εποχή έγιναν κάποιες παρεμβάσεις προς συντήρηση του μνημείου. Στο σημείο δίνονται πολλά ραντεβού από τους ντόπιους. Δίπλα εκεί βρίσκεται και ένα ρολόι το οποίο συμπληρώνει την εικόνα της πλατείας.

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