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Fonatana di Trevi, Rome, Italy

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh History & Culture travel tip
added on the 23rd of September, 2009
Fontana di Trevi is one of the most beautiful fountains in the world. It must be! Obviously quite different from spectacular modern fountains this is a place of history and beauty.
The fountain stands 25.9 meters (85 feet) high and is 19.8 meters (65 feet) wide. Although the Trevi fountain was built during the 15th century, it was rebuilt and enlarged by Bernini, one of the most famous Italian sculptors.

Make sure when you go there you turn your back to the fountain and throw a coin in the water. This way you make sure that you'll return to Rome again.

Address:
Piazza di Trevi
Roma 00187
Italy

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
24/7 - Try to go there in the late afternoon so you can also see Fontana di Trevi when the sun goes down.

How to get there:
Fontana di Trevi is in walking distance from many historical sights including the Spanish Stairs, the Pantheon or Piazza Navona

 
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