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Fountain with obelisk

This Fountain of the Dioscuri is also known as Fontana di Piazza del Quirinale and is located in... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2018
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A drive by viewing will surely satisfy

While this fountain - a handful of sculptures surrounding an obelisk - is opposite what might be... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Charming_Karl
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 20 December 2018

This Fountain of the Dioscuri is also known as Fontana di Piazza del Quirinale and is located in Piazza Quirinale. A Roman obelisk stands in the centre of the circular basin of the fountain.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed 24 September 2018

While this fountain - a handful of sculptures surrounding an obelisk - is opposite what might be one of the most important residences in Rome, that is, the home of Italy's president, in Rome where there is so much incredible public art, it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Fontana dei Dioscuri is the fountain situated opposite the Palazzo del Quirinale,which is the official residence of the President of Italy.. In 1818 a new fountain, which can be seen today, was commissioned by Pope Pius VII. It issited in front of two statues...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The obelisk is one of five ancient roman obelisks, originally from the Mausoleum of Augustus, found its way to Quirinale square in the late 1700's. The huge statues are actually twins from mythology, awesome story. awesome piccies to be had.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Fontana Dei Dioscuri is yet another fountain. It is lovely, just like most of the other fountains. It is located in the Piazza del Quirinale, where the Presidential Palace is located. We passes by this area a number of times over the course of four...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This lovely fountain is located next to the Presidential palace. It is complimented by an evenly impressive obelisk.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The huge statue of Castor and Pollux is a five meters high copy of the original Greek statues that stood at the entrance of the Baths of Constantine which were brought here by Pope Sixtus V in 1588. At the end of the 18th century...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Borzov
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