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Quattro Fontane

Via Quattro Fontane, 23, Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 1515
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A busy thoroughfare, dirty unkempt fountains

Interesting that beautiful facades and fountains so innocently discovered. Dangerous to photograph... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2013
Ewen M
via mobile
Not worth a detour

With all the amazing fountains and other architectural sites in Rome, this one is highly miss-able... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2013
Thousand Oaks, California
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Via Quattro Fontane, 23, Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 1515
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Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

Interesting that beautiful facades and fountains so innocently discovered. Dangerous to photograph as no side walk and many tourists. The local traffic doesnt slow down

Thank Ewen M
Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

With all the amazing fountains and other architectural sites in Rome, this one is highly miss-able. The fountains themselves are quit filthy and seem to be overlooked by the authorities. As others noted, they are hard to admire safely, as it's a busy intersection with...More

Thank GLennox
Reviewed 24 June 2013

It is alright. 4 fountains at a busy intersection with almost no place to stand and take pictures. The fountains themselves are nicely sculpted. I wouldn't go out of the way to see these. We happened to be passing through on foot on the way...More

Thank Hugostrips
Reviewed 22 June 2013

The Quattro Fontane (the Four Fountains) is a group of four Late Renaissance fountains located at the intersection of Via delle Quattro Fontane and Via del Quirinale in Rome. They were commissioned by Pope Sixtus V and built at the direction of Muzio Mattei in...More

Thank fascias
Reviewed 17 June 2013

This we found by accident. It is amazing! 4 fountains, one on each corner, hence the name. Beautiful and so unique how they are set up. Great surprise!

Thank MissSG2010
Reviewed 22 May 2013

When we arrived at the crossroads and saw the four fountains, we were very surprised to see them. The sculptures are very good, although they are quite dirty because of the heavy traffic. These streets are quite narrow and it is very difficult to cross...More

2  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 22 May 2013

When we got to the intersection we saw 4 different fountains, one at each corner. However the streets are narrow and full of traffic, so it was very difficult to take photos of the fountains. The fountains are quite dirty, probably because of all the...More

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Saw this fountain when going back to our hotel from the Spanish Steps and the amount of detail in this is amazing, all the leaves and vines are carved from stone in breathtaking detail. Was trying desperately to get a good shot without getting run...More

1  Thank TrAvElQuE3N
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Stumbled accross this - 4 fountains - one on each corner of the street. You could easily miss them as they have become blackend over time and I do hope that they get a good clean soon as they are truly quite beautiful under the...More

1  Thank tanzicat
Reviewed 7 January 2013

My wife and I walked through the busy intersection around which the Quattro Fontane are located many times in the four days we stayed in Rome. The intersection happened to be between our hotel and almost everywhere we wanted to go. It was amazing to...More

Thank Paolo-Chris
A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is
all about action. From early morning through the wee
hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a
never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or
take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming
gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of
hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle
are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you
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