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Ain El Fouara, Setif

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Take a sip of water coming from Ain El Fouara, and legend has it you will return again to this fountain. During hot summer days, the natural spring water here provides welcome refreshment. A 19th-century sculpture by Francis de Saint-Vidal--donated by France's School of Fine Arts--adorns the shady spot. Relax under the trees that surround the fountain and watch the world go by, or admire it from a comfortable seat of a nearby cafe. Arrange your visit to Ain El Fouara and discover more family-friendly attractions in Setif using our Setif online route planner.
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  • There is nothing fancy to see, but i would recommend to pass by, and drink some fresh water from it.  more »
  • This area of Sétif is so pretty, there were lots of families outside enjoying the afternoon. My Algerian friend said that it is tradition to drink the water from the fountain so that you always have.....  more »
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  • It is an historical monument built by the French colony sculptor : Francis de Saint-Vidal at about 1898. The place is fountain where almost the visitors come to drink from it or even wash their faces and hands. It is so sweet drinkable water come out from it naturally. This spot is so famous all over the city and even the country of Algeria.
  • Ain El Fouara Fountain (literally fountain spring gushing) is an emblematic and famous monument of Setif in Algeria. This fountain consist of a statue made in 1898 by the French sculptor Francis de Saint-Vidal.

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