Fountains & Monuments

Idomenea Fountain

It was built at the end of the 17th century. It is located behind the Historical Museum of the city. It consists of two columns. Between them is a marble slab with relief decoration. The original location of the fountain was on Michelidaki Street, outside the house of the doctor, Idomeneas Markatatis.

Bembo Fountain

The Venetian Bembo Fountain looms over the Kornarou square, next to the Turkish sebil (charity fountain) built later. The fountain was constructed between the years 1552-1554 by the captain Gian Matteo Bembo who was the first to bring spring water in Chandax via an aqueduct.The fountain bears Gothic and Renaissance elements/adornments as well as the …

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