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Beautiful fountains and obelisk

as we were leaving our tour of St Peter's Basilica, we went through the square and viewed the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TripPhotographer52
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Ohio
Water of Life!

The fountain in Piazza of St. Peter is absolutely beautiful. Like the obelisk from Egypt it is just... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
steve f
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Liverpool, New York
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Reviewed yesterday

as we were leaving our tour of St Peter's Basilica, we went through the square and viewed the buildings and fountains and the obelisk along with the rest of the crowd. Interesting how this area was designed.

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Reviewed 2 November 2018

The fountain in Piazza of St. Peter is absolutely beautiful. Like the obelisk from Egypt it is just one more beautiful piece in the Vatican City.

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Reviewed 29 October 2018

The two fountains of St Peter's Square are situated one in the north of the square, and second - the newer - in the south of the square. The older one - Maderno Fountain - was built in the place of an ancient fountain by...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

It's a nice place with a nice ambience. It's almost like every corner of Rome has a structure waiting to marvel you

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

I visited this early afternoon and it was not as busy as I thought it might be. Took some really good photographs paying particular attention to the Egyptian obelisk and the sphinx's that sit on the top of the walls. Very enjoyable and easy to...More

Thank Sally O
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The fountain may only be one amongst mant fantastic fountains in Rome, however it is it setting that makes it special.

Thank I H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you're visiting St Peter's and the Piazza, you can't miss these two grand fountains. Certainly not the best in Rome (Compared to Trevi and Quattro Fiumi etc.) but they are another great example of the Roman ability to marry water and structure.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

The fountains work in Italy. All over Europe I saw beautiful fountains but there was no water lol. This fountain has water and it is beautiful and in the center of St. Peter’s Square. It’s easy to miss while in the Vatican but be sure...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Not too crowded and nice to sit with a sandwich and a drink after a long day of walking, thoroughly recommend it

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

By the Egyptian obelisk in St Peter's Square are two fountains. They are easily overlooked as you are busy gazing at the obelisk and at St Peter's Square itself. It is worth taking a closer look at them. One of the fountain was designed by...More

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