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Fontana del Nettuno

Piazza del Popolo, 1, Cetraro, (Cosenza)

Located in Piazza del Popolo, the fountain was realized in 1889 by the Engineer Luigi De Seta. The octagonal stone basin is completed with four drinking troughs, decorated with several heads of birds of pray. In the middle, on the top of a column, there is the statue of Neptune. 



Of ancient origins, Cetraro was probably the first maritime Bruzia city. There are several theories on its etymology: the most accepted approaches its name to abundant production of cedars and lemons (citrus from Latin and kitron from...