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Rome fountains

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Rome has over 300 fountains, but please do not enter the water.

Baraccia Fountains
At the bottom of the Spanish steps lies Bernini's boat-shaped Barcaccia fountain built in 1629 by Bernini. Piazza di Spagna. Use Metro Spagna.

Fontana dei Riumi
Built by Bernini for Pope Innocent Xwith four giants to represent four great rivers, the Danube, the Ganges, teh Nile and Rio della Plata. Piazza Navona.

Fontana del Tritone
Built by Bernini with Triton, who is half man and half fish. Piazza Barberini.

Trevi Fountain
Trevi Fountain, at the piazza of Via del Tritone made famous in the film Three Coins in a Fountain. If you toss a coin in the fountain legend states that you will return to Rome . The Trevi fountain is at the end of the Aqua Virgo, an aqueduct constructed in 19 BC which brings water from the Salone Springs.

The fountain was completed in 1762. The central figure of the fountain, is Neptune, god of the sea who rides a shell shaped chariot pulled by two sea horses guided by a Triton. One horse is calm, the other restive to represent the moods of the sea. To the left of Neptune is a statue representing Abundance and on the right a statue representing Salubrity. Piazza di Trevi.
 
 
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