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Fountain of the Amphorae

This fountain is situated in the middle of Piazza Testaccio in the neighbourhood of Testaccio, it... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
kpiddy
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Brisbane, Australia
Not Beautiful but Interesting

This fountain is hardly one of Rome's most beautiful, but its history is fascinating. A previous... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
patandmaryjo
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Portland, Oregon
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Aug 5, 2018
“Fountain of the Amphorae”
Jun 11, 2017
“Not Beautiful but Interesting”
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

This fountain is situated in the middle of Piazza Testaccio in the neighbourhood of Testaccio, it is relatively new in comparison to most things in Rome, this design was the winning entry in a competition and was constructed in 1927 entirely out of travertine. The...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

This fountain is hardly one of Rome's most beautiful, but its history is fascinating. A previous reviewer for Trip Advisor published this information: It marks the former site of the Testaccio Market, and was completed in 1927 by Pietro Lombardi, the winner of a city...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Fontana delle Anfore, (Fountain of the Amphorae), was built by Pietro Lombardi and installed in Piazza Testaccio in 1927. The fountain was later moved to Piazza dell’ Emporio in 1935 and was returned to Piazza Testaccio in January 2015. The fountain as the name indicates...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

A lovely fountain in a quiet square in a foodie neighbourhood. Grab a glass of wine or beer from the restaurants nearby and enjoy the fountain on a Friday evening before heading out to one of the fantastic neighbourhood restaurants.

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