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Reviewed March 10, 2019

First of all, this fountain is in an ideal location, near the Pantheon which is a must see location in Rome. It only makes sense to stop and see this beautiful fountain and look up a little history on it. So much work goes into...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank OnYourMarkTravel
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

It’s very nice fountain so close To pantheon And very crowded it is made from marble with attractive design We have nice photos and you can spend some time sitting around having nice coffee or ice cream

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed February 26, 2019

There are so many beautiful fountains in Rome full of history. This one was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII and is located in Piazza della Rotonda. It is sculpted out of marble with an Egyptian Obelisk in the center. A nice location for a photo....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kleime
Reviewed December 4, 2018

This fountain with an obelisk is located in the square in front of the Pantheon. The original marble sculptures in the fountain are now in the Museum of Rome and the figures here are copies.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Elegant fountain in front of the Pantheon. We came here often to experience this enchanting soothing fountain during our 2 week trip in Spring. The fountain has an Egyptian obelisk and it was redesigned a few times. Perfect photo spot with Pantheon in the background...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

People will crowd around this fountain as the splashing water will cool you down in the hot summer months. I even saw some people drinking the water. I would advise against that or wouldn’t personally do it but to each his own. Pictures from behind...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This fountain is a gathering place in Piazza dell Rotonda. The base of the fountain was designed in 1575 and the obelisk was added in 1711. The obelisk, known as Obelisco Macuteo, sits on a large pedestal, which is adorned on 2 sides with dedications...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Fontana Di Piazza Della Rotonda is located in front of Pantheon often crowded with visitors, music performers, vendors doing various activities around the area. There is a famous coffee shop and another ice cream shop at the corner of the Piazza. Visitors will find these...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed June 6, 2018

It is easy to overlook this fountain, I had sighted the obelisk but only noticed the entire structure when the crowd dispersed. The fountain dates to 1575 and was one of 18 constructed throughout Rome at the time to expand water services in the City....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This fountain can easily get overlooked as people are more interested in the Pantheon which is near it. The fountain was designed in 1575 and an obelisk was added later on.

Date of experience: August 2017
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