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The “Trevi Fountain” in Rome

Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 17:20

The “Trevi Fountain” is one of the most famous fountains in the world. Most tourists visiting Rome tourists sure come to the Trevi Fountain. There are always a lot of tourists from different countries near fountain.

The fountain is constructed in the baroque style. It was built in the period from 1732 to 1762 years. The fountain is located close to the facade of the “Palazzo Poli”. The facade of the palace and fountain visually are seen as a united composition.

Central fountain sculpture is a figure of Neptune (Oceanus). Neptune is riding a chariot, which role performs seashells. Neptune rules tritons, which drive chariot. There are other figures which have their own meaning.

The fountain located at a distance about 100 meters from the popular shopping street “Via Del Corsa”, and at a distance of about 2 kilometers to the north-west of the main Rome attraction “Coliseum”. The nearest metro station “Barberini - Fontana di Trevi” is located at a distance about 400 meters from the fountain.

To get to the fountain from the historic center of Rome, go from “Piazza Venezia” by the street “Via Del Corso”, and then turn to “Via Delle Muratte”. Distance from the “Venice square” (Piazza Venezia) is about 650 meters.

Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain, and you will return to Rome! You can find the location of the fountain on a map of Rome.

The photo was taken during a tourist trip to Italy in February 2013.


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