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“Fountains in the moonlight” 5 of 5 stars
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Fountain of the Four Rivers
Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy (Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori)
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Owner description: Pope Innocenzo X commissioned Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1651 to create this monumental fountain, which would adorn the piazza in front of the family palace.
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“Fountains in the moonlight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Really do visit these fountains in the moonlight, they look amazing. There are artists all around the square, the atmosphere is lively, not to mention the beautiful restaurants, whats else is there to want?

Visited September 2012
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“One of Rome's Most Beautiful Fountains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The "Four Rivers Fountain" is second only to Rome's Trevi Fountain in its importance and beauty. it's especially spectacular at night. Sitting in the center of Piazza Navona, the fountain dominates the area. At night it is surrounded by visual artists and performance artists as well as guys hawking the latest toy. Grab a table at one of the (pricey) cafes/restaurants that surround the piazza, or take in the atmosphere while you enjoy gelato.

Visited October 2012
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“Along Fontana di Trevi, the most beautiful fountain in Rome, and there are not a few of them”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The Fountains of the Four Rivers was sculpted by the famous Bernini and is located in Piazza Navona. Each character represents a famous river from the continents knew back then (Nile, Danube, Ganges and Rio de la Plata). The place is filled with tourists, locals and street vendors.

Visited November 2012
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“Go at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Visit the fountain at night when it's lit up. Take it in with ice-cream and buskers, the atmosphere is fab. Tis how it should be seen. Plus it makes for lovely photos...
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Visited June 2012
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

well worth visting on your tour - and very good for photos. Make sure you read the placards around it recounting the history

Visited December 2011
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