3 Fountain Plazas in Rome You Shouldn’t Miss

Fountains are a beautiful part of Rome. Their creation served several purposes. They were sources of clean drinking water before indoor plumbing was available and standard. In fact, residents still use these fountains to fill water bottles as they travel through the city. Another purpose was to be monuments to celebrate important people and gods.

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain is probably one of the most famous and (in my opinion) one of the most beautiful. It was finished in 1762 and has undergone extensive restoration projects over the years. This fountain is usually very crowded in the front, but you can get a good angle without all of the people in your photo. It is beautiful during the day, but I think it is especially beautiful at night with the lights all lit up.

Fountains of the Piazza Navona

Fountain of Neptune

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Fountain of the Four Rivers

The Fountain of the Four Rivers sits in the middle of plaza. It was created in 1651 for Pope Innocent X. I

Fountains of Piazza Popolo

Fontana dell’Obelisco

Fontana del Nettuno
Rome Between the Tiber and the Aniene

 

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