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Fonte Branda, Siena

Fonte Branda - Siena, Italy
Fonte Branda
via di Fontebranda, Siena, Italy 53100Map
Neighborhood: Historic Center
Overview

Fountains were particularly valued in fortified cities in the Middle Ages as were all things that aided survival during that period of war and bloodshed. The Branda fountain is certainly the oldest (late 12th Century); it is so old that even the days of the writer Bocaccio (1313-1375) it was considered to be ancient! The building is still there with its Guelph battlement.

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