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Fontana dei Quattro fiumi

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Address: Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy
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Pope Innocenzo X commissioned Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1651 to create this...

Pope Innocenzo X commissioned Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1651 to create this monumental fountain, which would adorn the piazza in front of the family palace.

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Best of Rome Walking Tour: Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Trevi Fountain

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Great Bernini Masterpiece

This is one of the nicest fountains in Rome, it is beautifully and expertly crafted by Bernini. The four statues representing the continents that were known back then. The... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the nicest fountains in Rome, it is beautifully and expertly crafted by Bernini. The four statues representing the continents that were known back then. The surrounding area is very nice as the Piazza Navona is the main area of Rome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing Piazza Navona, amazing fontána as everything in Rome. I love it there. You have to see it everything! :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of three (3) fountains in the same area. A fountain telling a story and worth a visit with family and friends. Great choice of restaurants and cafe's surround the fountains.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bernini was a true master of sculptures, and this fountain is a fantastic demonstration of his abilities. Conveniently in the middle of the piazza navona, it's got a neverending parade of tourists and tour groups. Go early enough in the morning and you might find the fountain alone. The only real question is how Dan Brown expects to drown someone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fountains are really stunning to see. You have nice restaurants and cafe's around. The museo di roma is also at this square. I would pay a visit.

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Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi is one of the most impressive statutes in Rome. There is some great places to visit around it too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit the fountain during the day to marvel at Bernini's skill at detail. Visit at night to see the beauty of the lighted water and the shadows on the same.

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This is one of the amazing fountain from bernini, they host special events on the 5th of Jannuary for La Befana

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Statues of the fountain are so real and fine that feeling they are alive occurs. Flowing water multiplies this amazing feeling.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Jobe from the Ultimate Walking Tour tell us the history of this amazing place. The statues, the fountains and the history is amazing. Highly recommended.

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