Lavalette fountain

Cultural heritage : Site et monument historique
Patrimoine historique, Fontaine

This magnificent fountain was erected under the administration of the marquis de la Valette, mayor of Grenoble and was the forerunner of a canal network linking the city’s fountains.

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The Lavalette fountain, located in the place Grenette, was was erected under the administration of the marquis de la Valette, mayor of Grenoble and was the forerunner of a canal network linking the city’s fountains. The sculptor Sappey and the smelter Crozatier worked together to create the work, decorated with four cherubs riding four dolphins, the symbol of the Dauphiné. The fountain is built of Sassenage stone.


Rates

Unknown.

Opening periods

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
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Access

Tramway A et B arrêt Victor Hugo ou Maison du Tourisme

  • Latitude: 45.191352
  • longitude: 5.727766

Environnement

  • Centre ville
  • Arrêt de transport en commun à moins de 500 m

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