The Department of Culture and Tourism and Services have installed a bronze replica of the Juan de Uzeta Fountain, also known as the Plaza Fountain, which will have a QR code (two-dimensional square bar code that stores coded data) with a link to a website where information of interest about this monument will be given.
The information includes old images and texts prepared by the city's official chronicler, the historian Juan Cánovas Mulero.
This is a touch art action, which also has a braille reader for the visually impaired, with which it is intended to publicize this work of art after its comprehensive restoration.
Totana is next to Murcia capital the only city in the Region that will have a tour with this type of model.
The works contemplated an integral action in the monument and its architectural environment, which is in the protection environment of the church of Santiago, declared of Cultural Interest.
This Baroque-style monument was built in the 18th century and is located as part of an urban complex of great artistic and cultural value.
For some time now, signs of an advanced degenerative state have been observed in the monument, with obvious aesthetic degradation and problems of functioning of water flows.
This is the work of the totanero Silvestre Martínez Teruel, and is part of an urban complex of great artistic and cultural value that also served to provide drinking water for the population.
This is an iconic reference element for Totana that was projected by the totanero Silvestre Martínez Teruel, a versatile character of his time to whom other important works in the municipality are attributed.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana