Fountain of Joy of Siena

Fonte Gaia, the most important fountain of Siena situated at the central place of Siena, where people meet at the fountain till nowadays.

The fountain was created by Jacopo della Quercia and finished in 1419




Fountain Series # 44: December: whatever you like


11 thoughts on “Fountain of Joy of Siena

  1. I remember Siena cake, I remember the pigeons, I remember many of the beautiful churches with their deep blue ceilings and fleur de lys gold decorations, but the fountain? No I don’t remember the fountain….

      1. I have a photo of myself feeding pigeons on the piazza del campo. I have just looked at a photo from above, I was literally by that fountain, but I don’t remember. Lovely to revisit in my mind though – wishing you all the best for 2017!

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