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Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, Rome

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Centered in the Rome's Piazza Navona, Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi is one of Italy's most ornate fountains. Admire the detailed sculptures depicting the four rivers known in the world at the time: Nile, Danube, Ganges, and Rio de la Plata. Bernini designed the Egyptian obelisk crowning the 35 m (115-ft) tall structure in 1651. The fountain was intended to be the centerpiece of Pope Innocent X's nearby family palace. Make Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi a centerpiece of your Rome vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Rome vacation planning website.
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  • Very close to our hotel. Beautiful sculpture by Bernini. You can also visit the Stadio di Domiziano ruins under it. Lots of cafe around the Piazza Navona but we ate on the side streets. Watch for... 
    Very close to our hotel. Beautiful sculpture by Bernini. You can also visit the Stadio di Domiziano ruins under it. Lots of cafe around the Piazza Navona but we ate on the side streets. Watch for...  more »
  • This fountain is a masterpiece, and, as famous as the Trevi fountain is, our family liked this one more — the artistry and iconography is remarkable and to be able to enjoy the fountain in the round.....  more
    This fountain is a masterpiece, and, as famous as the Trevi fountain is, our family liked this one more — the artistry and iconography is remarkable and to be able to enjoy the fountain in the round.....  more »
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  • Perfect location, great traditional Italian food and the service is amazing. Perfect for dinner with family. Totally recommend it!
  • Nice fountain. Was not that busy. A nice area to relax. Beautiful sculptures on the centre of the fountain.

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