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Trevi fountain operational hours

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Trevi fountain operational hours


I want to visit the Trevi fountain in April on an early Sunday morning, around 6:00 a.m.

I've read from someone that the fountain may not be running at that time.

Can someone tell me if this is true or if they know where I can find the operational schedule of the Trevi fountain?

Thank you in advance.


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I doubt that there's an operational schedule of the Trevi Fountain available on line.

As far as I know, the fountain is only shut down during the weekly cleaning when they pick up all the coins, and I don't think that would be on a Sunday morning when the workers would have to be paid extra not only for night shift but also for holiday shift.

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Just for your information. Last September my friend and I decided to visit the Trevi, early, before the crowds. It was a Monday morning and when we got there (around 9:30); the water wasn't running and there were workers crawling all over the structure cleaning it. There was also a vacuum sucking all the coins out of the fountain. I must admit I was disappointed - but we stayed on watching all the activity. We started talking to a policeman there who told us the money went to charity and that the fountain was cleared every day. The money was bagged up as we stood watching and taken away in a car. As the workers all started to gather up their cleaning tools, the water suddenly started to gush - what a magical moment! And of course, because the barriers were put up stopping the public from going to the end of the fountain, as these were removed we were the first to the edge to throw in our money!

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I witnessed the clearing of the coins 4 early mornings, like 6:30 AM. It was just me, a police officer and one man sweeping up the coins. It was very quiet and I had the opportunity to really study the great Trevi. These mornings were very special for me. I know too that the fountain runs at least until 2 AM as I could hear it from my apartment's window, over the din of the ever present crowds of people. I loved it!

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