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A long walk uphill

Not an unpleasant sight, but a long walk uphill just to see a fountain that can be bettered by... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Blossom55
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Melbourne, Vic. Australia
Nice work by Fontana

The fountain was commissioned from Pope Sixtus V to Domenico Fontana in 1587, after the renovation... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 Aug 2016
“A long walk uphill”
4 Jun 2016
“Fontana deal prigione”
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Not an unpleasant sight, but a long walk uphill just to see a fountain that can be bettered by staying in the Storico Centro. Rome has so many beautiful water features. This is a little out of the way.

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Fountain is not operational and there were sketchy people nearby. Traffic is hard to navigate at the sight. Cars and motorcycles are going fast and will not stop for pedestrians. Not worth the risk.

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

The fountain was commissioned from Pope Sixtus V to Domenico Fontana in 1587, after the renovation of the ancient Aqua Alexandrina (renamed to Acqua Felice, dedicated to the Pope’s civil name Felice Peretti). The name refers to the marble figure showing the prisoner who is...More

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