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Fontana del Tritone

Piazza Barberini, Rome, Italy (Ripa / Aventino)
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Ranked #162 of 731 attractions in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Monuments/ Statues
Description: 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This certainly made up for the Trevi Fountain being enclosed in scaffolding. A beautiful little fountain which was a welcomed sight on a scorching hot afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a very beautiful fountain. From here you can take beautiful pictures. Since this fountain is not as popular as other fountain here in Rome you can take your time and take beautiful pictures with your family or friends. From here if you want .3 miles against traffic on Via Del Tritone you will get to the next or... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Nice place to sit and wonder, lots of restaurant nearby and not as busy as the other fountains in Rome.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

An wonderful old fountain,situated in the middle of Piazza Barberini(Barberini square).Another Bernini's masterpiece.

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I enjoyed sitting in the square at night facing upon this lovely fountain. Not terribly spectacular, but lovely location.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Rome is a city of fountains. This one definitely stands out by its location in the middle of roundabout. Such a shame it's enclosed. Even worse is it's great emptiness, no bench, no even a tree, only concrete.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our hotel was a stones through away from this lovely little fountain the sight of which meant were nearly home.beautiful at night when lit up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Seriously, Bernini. Why is all of your stuff outside and subject to corrosion?! But that's besides the point. Gorgeous fountain, nice plaza, lots of traffic, fair amount of people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

It always amazes me how much there is to see just walking around Rome and this is one of those things. It was very beautiful and awe inspiring.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Rome clearly does not have a water shortage in April because there are a lot of large fountains in the city (and many, many small ones) that are all flowing away quite happily. This is OK if you are passing it on the way to somewhere else, Via Veneto perhaps, but it is not a patch on the Trevi.

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