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Fountain from Paris

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2013
1. Fountain from Paris Marker
Inscription.
Fountain from Paris, 1870 to initiate the
1982 World Convention of Water Experts in Zurich.

The four nymphs personify simplicity, purity, sobriety and charity.
They symbolise international co-operation in providing people
everywhere with pure and salubrious water.


(Plaques in French and German are also found on the fountain)
 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 47° 22.519′ N, 8° 32.336′ E. Marker is in Zurich, Zurich. Marker is at the intersection of Bahnhofstrasse and Usteristrasse, on the right when traveling south on Bahnhofstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bahnhofstrasse 81, Zurich 8001, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Urania Observatory (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bienenhof (about 90 meters away); Zur Trülle (about 150 meters away); Grave stone of Lucius Aelius Urbicus (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Pfeife (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Kezinstürli (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Erzberg (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Zur Hoffnung (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zurich.
 
More about this marker.
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2013
2. Fountain from Paris Marker
This fountain is in Pestalozzianlage Park.
 
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Fountain from Paris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2013
3. Fountain from Paris Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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