The Trevi Fountain is undoubtedly the most famous fountain that is located in the center of Rome. Every year a large number of tourists approach it and throw coins at it. They do it on the basis of a superstition that says that if you throw a coin in this fountain, you will return to Rome again.
The fountain is located where the three streets meet. For this reason, this jewel is called the Trevi Fountain. It represents the culmination of an aqueduct that was built in 19 BC. In 1732, Pope Clement XII had a fountain built on this place, according to Bernini’s plans. It is located on the facade of the Palazzo Poli. Its location creates the impression that it is popping up from the palace wall. It was completed until 30 years later, in 1762, and is one of the Baroque buildings. With its dimensions, it is 26.3 meters high and 49.15 wide, it is placed among the majestic fountains. It is built with different types of material, including travertine, marble, plaster, stucco, metals.
In the middle of the fountain, there is a huge statue of Neptune standing on a shell and under it are a couple of horses. You will also find others, you could say perfect statues, such as the fertility statue and the health statue. Above them, there are also statues, four seasons that bring gifts. The siren is also very interesting, pointing the soldiers towards the source. The entire fountain is tastefully completed by small waterfalls or jets of water.
You can also get to know it from the famous film Dolce Vita by the famous director Federico Fellini.
Where: Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Rome RM, Italy
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