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Fontana del Tritone

Piazza Barberini, Rome, Italy
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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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Piazza Barberini, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to get to from Barberini metro. Good shopping in the area . Smaller than you may expect and a little grotty- prob due for a clean. Take a quick still up the road and heck out the old palazzo Barberini- now a fabulous gallery...More

Thank Snombat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful fountain in the middle of a busy square. Very urban feel for an ancient piece of art. Because careful of the street urchins.

Thank CJ L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Definitely recommended! It is an accessible place for everyone and the art is beautiful!

Thank Leto30grados
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Known as the greatest sculptor of the 17th Century, Bernini's work is evident around Italy - Creator of Baroque Style and carved works for multiple Popes. Triton (The Sea God) Fountain is situated smack-dab in the center of this people watching bustling piazza. Convenient to...More

Thank 808susan2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice fountain that you will easily see if you include Via Barberini on your trip from the Train station to the Forum area. It's not worth a special trip unless you're a fan of fountains but it is nice to catch a quick snap...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This is another pretty fountain that is well worth a visit. The weather was so hot and people were dipping their hands in to cool off.

Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Fountain inside of Piazza Bernini. We passed by this on our way back from the termini to the Trevi fountain. In the middle of a traffic circle, Triton stands

Thank Mo1962
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Because I was my own tour guide, I stumbled upon this gem. Here's the deal. The fountains in Rome are really cool and it's worth trying to see as many as possible. They exist in places that are unusual sometimes. Like in the middle of...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A true master, this fountain anchors Piazza Barberini just south of Villa Borghesi in central Rome. Depicting Triton, a minor sea god, blowing a conch, this baroque style free standing fountain was the first of its kind in a major public area. Done in travetine,...More

Thank sladerer
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Bernini is truly a master of anything carved and more. The fountain was designed by Bernini at the center of Piazza Barberini. One time we passed by there was no water and one time there was a little sprouting water. Still in great shape and...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
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A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is
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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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