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Trevi Fountain

Piazza Di Trevi, 00187 Rome, Italy (Trevi)
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Ranked #88 of 754 Attractions in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Fountains, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: People-watching, City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Certainly the most famous and photographed fountain in Rome, legend has it that whoever throws a coin into the pond will return to Rome.
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Yellowknife, NWT
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We waled to the fountain, because we had heard so much about it. With it under renovation, the effect of it is lost. So, unless you know the restoration is completed, you can put this way down on your list of sites to see in Rome.

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Buckinghamshire
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

There is no point visiting the Fountain as it is covered in scaffolding from top to bottom. I couldn't understand why people where still queuing to walk over the water fountain when it had no water in it and you couldn't see any of it. Waste of time!

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Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

It is undergoing major renovation and there is virtually nothing to see apart from scaffolding. There isn't even any water in the fountain to throw a coin in!!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

You will be truly disappointed if you visit The Trevi Fountain now while the present restoration works are ongoing. It is a scarring experience: I arrived expecting to be overwhelmed with beauty and delight. I quickly experienced an anticlimax of horrendous proportions; Sadly, I left feeling deflation and dejection; a hugely hideous memory. IT IS TRULY AWFUL. It looks like... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The Trevi Fountain is under major cleansing works. Even with works being carried out, you can still view the magnificent structure thru the many scaffolds and plexiglass protecting the public from its work. A bridge like structure allows tourist to cross over it and many still throw coins into the now dry fountain. With the poor economy Italy is facing,... More

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Southampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately, the fountain was undergoing repairs and was covered with scaffold. Regardless, from what you could see, this fountain would be an impressive sight.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We were both looking forward to this but sadly when we visited the fountain was being repaired and lost its magic. Avoid our mistake and check before you visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

It must be amazing when it's running but as of now is nothing but a huge construction zone. Check before you make the trip.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

What do you expect? I've heard about the Trevi fountain ever since I was a kid (don't ask how many centuries ago that way) and finally go to Rome to see it. But alas, it was covered in scaffolding and just a little fake pool of water to toss your coins into. I understand that it will be much prettier... More

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

It was our second trip here but was very disappointed as it is under construction. There's a small spot you can still throw coins.

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