Danube River Trip - 2005 - Roeder-Johnson
At the base of the hill behind the Great Parterre is the Neptune Fountain, commissioned by Maria-Theresa in the 1770s. It is carved in Sterzing marble. The fountain depicts Neptune driving across his dominion, the seas, surrounded by nymphs, and sea goddesses.  I should be so lucky; when I drive across the seas I have NO nymphs and one usually sea-SICK goddess...

At the base of the hill behind the Great Parterre is the Neptune Fountain, commissioned by Maria-Theresa in the 1770s. It is carved in Sterzing marble. The fountain depicts Neptune driving across his dominion, the seas, surrounded by nymphs, and sea goddesses. I should be so lucky; when I drive across the seas I have NO nymphs and one usually sea-SICK goddess...