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Fontana del Tritone

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Address: Piazza Barberini, Rome, Italy
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This marble sculpture from the Baroque period is of Triton, the Sea God,...

This marble sculpture from the Baroque period is of Triton, the Sea God, which was carved by Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680.)

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Nice Bernini sculpture

This is a very nice fountain and Rome seems to be filled with them. It was entirely designed and sculpted by Bernini in 1643. It was only a 10 minute walk from Trevi Fountain... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very nice fountain and Rome seems to be filled with them. It was entirely designed and sculpted by Bernini in 1643. It was only a 10 minute walk from Trevi Fountain and is well worth a look. You might want to do Trevi second though as the Bernini is much smaller in comparison however there will be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fontana Del Tritone is about 25 minutes walk from the main bus station (Termini). The fountain itself, as well as the rest of the architecture nearby, are truly magnificent. There is some armed security on site so is also safe to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another of the key fountains to visit, very close to a metro stop. Plenty of places to eat and drink in the area although it's by a main road junction. Close to the Spanish steps so worth a look.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like all other fountains in Rome, this is also a nice fountain - just outside the Barberini metro station.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Like most fountains in Italy, this fountain too is of architectural value, full of history, a must see when in Rome. Beware of pickpockets & conman at all times as advised by our Tour guide.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Popping out of Barberini metro station take a second to watch this fountain in the middle of a crossround.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Helpfully on the bus tour, impressive statue of Triton and dolphins. There are so many impressive fountains in Rome but this one stood out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I wanted to see this because it inspired part of Respighi's Fountains of Rome. A nice little fountain at a crossroads near a metro station, so super easy to add to your walking trip in central Rome

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Another great masterpiece by Bernini, well worth seeing, but you take you life in your own hands crossing the roads to get to it during busy times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Make a wish in the fountain like every one else does. This fountain was our guide to turn left to the hotel on the way home at night.

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