03 August 2015
Rome is the city of fountains, there are about two thousand scattered throughout the city, small, large, hidden and many carved by great artists, and all very ancient that have shaped the history of the city and linked to the Roman aqueducts. Surely the most beautiful and famous fountains of Rome are: the Trevi Fountain, Naiad Fountain, the Fountain of the 4 Rivers and the Gianicolo Fountain.
Is the most famous fountain in Rome, the one that everyone remembers and that is in the heart of the city. Built by Nicola Salvi in 1732 was the scene of one of the most famous films of Fellini and the wishing well of tourists who throw a coin into the fountain to be able to return to Rome.
Is located in Republic Square, and was inaugurated in 1901 sees protagonists four bronze statues depicting the River Nymph, Nymph Lake, the Underwater Nymph and the Nymph of the Oceans.
Piazza Navona is home to the Fountain of the Four Rivers, is a project of Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the fall mid-1600s and is one of the most beautiful expression of the baroque art. Qattro figures were chosen to represent the most important rivers in the world, at that time, the Nile, the Ganges, the Danube and the Rio de la Plata.
The Gianicolo Fountain is the fountain of the Paola built by middle-class family and is located in one of Rome's most beautiful, romantic place where you can admire a beautiful view of the city.