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 Moro Fountain was designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and sculpted by Giovanni Antonio Mari in 1653. Located at the
southern end of Piazza Navona , it is symmetrically opposite the Neptune fountain by Giacomo della Porta, built in ...
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia was a splendid Renaissance villa, built for Pope Julius III and houses an important
collection of Etruscan treasures found mainly in graves and tombs. The Tomb of the Newlyweds is one of the ...
The fountain in the Piazza Colonna is made from a large octagonal marble tank that rests on two steps. The
exterior is decorated with lions heads. The restoration it underwent in 1830 saw the addition of two dolphins whose ...