This elaborate fountain and the square where it stands consist the heart of the city of Iraklio. The fountain was constructed by Francisco Morozini, whom it was named after, during the first decades of the 17th century. It is exquisitely sculpted and decorated with images inspired from the mythology, the sea and the animal kingdom.The four lions the mouths of which the water came out, prevail. On the top of the fountain there used to be a huge statue of Poseidon, the sea god, which collapsed probably because of an earthquake.

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