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fontanna

The history of the fountain starts in 1892, the time that Białystok waterworks were created. As the first fountain in the city, it quickly became Białystok’s people favourite so much that in about eight years after its creation, in 1900 it was decided to additionally decorate it.

The fountain existed already in the interwar period as a ground tank. In 60’s it was modernised and for central harvest festival celebration in 1973 colour reflectors and controlled sprinkler system were installed.

Fontanna wybudowana w 1998 r. Konstrukcja żelbetowa, płyta denna i bortnice marmurowe, pojemność niecki – ok. 2 m3. W centralnym punkcie niecki znajduje się rzeźba w kształcie walca z obracającą się kulą o średnicy 0,7 m. Fontanna pracuje w obiegu zamkniętym przy zastosowaniu jednej pompy.

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This fountain is a good example of good urban space planning. Around new fountain plants have been planted. Białystok citizens wandering in the surroundings stop by curious about the original square.