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Fontana di Trevi, Italy

From series “The Most Spectacular Fountains in the World”
Year: 1762. Height: 26 meters. Width: 20 meters.

The ancient Trevi Fountain is one of Rome's most important landmarks and is well known far from Italy. It is true that here the tradition has formed itself to throw a coin in the fountains. In recent years, the daily 'income' of the well-known fountain is about € 3,000 - so many tourists who want to return to Rome will visit Trevi every day. Trevi is probably one of the most beautiful fountains in the world, decorated with the incredibly interesting sculpture composition.

Fontana di Trevi, Italy The size of the fountain is also impressive. Its width is 20 meters, and the height - 26 meters. The fountain became the real 'celebrity', on its background several episodes of many well-known films were shot. The construction of the unique fountain, adorned with baroque sculptures, was begun in 1732 and lasted for 30 years. The author of the project was the world-famous architect Nicola Salvi. The fountain became part of the Palazzo Poli architectural complex.

The antique sculptures, adorning the Trevi Fountain, harmonize with the façade of the ancient palace, which makes the fountain even more irresistible. In the middle of the sculpture composition of the fountain is the statue of the ancient god Neptune, surrounded by the incredibly beautiful bas-reliefs and allegorical figures. The ancient Trevi Fountain also attracts the couples who wish to perpetuate their feelings. In the right part of the fountain there are the so-called 'Lieberöhrchen'. When you drink the water from them, the love bands become indestructible. Next - Buckingham Fountain

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Nearest airports:
 »  Ciampino Airport CIA - in 14 km
 »  Fiumicino Airport FCO - in 22 km
 »  Sant'Egidio Airport PEG - in 132 km
 »  Grosseto (Baccarini) Airport GRS - in 150 km
 »  Abruzzo Airport PSR - in 152 km
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Best hotels near Fontana di Trevi

YesRome Trevi

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Air-conditioned rooms at YesRome Trevi will provide you with a soundproofed windows and parquet floors. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also … More: photo, rates and booking
White Rooms Colosseo

Located in 1 km from Fontana di Trevi
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Rooms here come with a flat-screen TV, a safe, free minibar, and air conditioning. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms include a hairdryer and free … More: photo, rates and booking
Zagreobio B&B Roma

Located in 2 km from Fontana di Trevi
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Rooms at the Zagreobio bed and breakfast come with a minibar, a desk and a sofa. The private bathroom includes free toiletries and a hydromassage … More: photo, rates and booking
Apartment Zefiro E Mistral Roma

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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
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Old Town of Rome
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Villa Madama
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The Catacombs of San Sebastiano
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Top destination around Fontana di Trevi - Rome

The western part of the city is the location of a beautiful Cathedral of St. Peter. This is a unique religious monument, the halls of which hold priceless relics. The construction of the cathedral was completed in the beginning of the 16th century and lasted more than a hundred of years. The cathedral has witnessed many important historical events. Vatican City is located just nearby. Guests of the city are surely recommended to visit the most miniature state in the world. Trevi Fountain, which was opened in 1762, is an interesting destination for excursions. This place is one of the most romantic ones in the city. It is believed that if you throw several coins into the fountain and make a wish, it will certainly come true.

Square of Spain is an excellent place for walking. You can hear many interesting superstitions and legends connected with this attraction. Locals believe that if you visit the square in the evening, you get a chance to meet a ghost of Lorenza Felichini – a beloved person of the famous magician Cagliostro. However, the opportunity to see a ghost along the way does not stop numerous tourists who love to relax on the square and enjoy the silent atmosphere of evenings. In addition to the earth-based attractions, there are also some underground sites in Rome. We should definitely mention St. Callista catacombs among other sights. A complex maze of caves, which has been keeping the most valuable historical artifacts for centuries, is visited annually by thousands of travelers. You can see various ancient sculptures and paintings in the caves. The majority of drawings were made more than five centuries ago.
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