Tradition has it that throwing a coin over your left shoulder into the fountain guarantees a swift return to the world's most ... More
Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi)
Tradition has it that throwing a coin over your left shoulder into the fountain guarantees a swift return to the world's most beautiful city. Anita Ekberg's dip in it was immortalized in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita. Earlier Fontana di Trevi was the setting for the award-winning Three Coins in the Fountain motion picture, ensuring its popularity worldwide. Designed by Nicola Salvi for Pope Clemente XII, it was completed in the second half of the 18th Century. The statues in the center represent Neptune supported by Tritons on either side, while rococo-style Poli Palace provides the perfect backdrop.
The Tuscan architect Gino Coppede designed this froggy fountain in Piazza Mincio, as well as much of the surrounding district
which has taken his name. If you look at the basin at its center you can see eight small ...
The Navicella fountain is situated in front of the Chiesa di Santa Maria in Domnica in Celio. It was erected
by Pope Leon X around 1520. Its design was based on a pre existing boat found near the Colosseum ...
The Fontana dei Tritoni by Francesco Bizzaccheri is located in the Boario Forum, in a grassy space in front of
the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, situated between two ancient temples known respectively as the Temple of Male ...