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Fontana in Piazza Colonna

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Lovely fountain

The fountain in Piazza Colonna is one of a group of sixteen built by Giacomo Della Porta. Like the... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2018
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Roman fiuntain

Another piazza and another fountain yet each has a personality and individual personality. I could... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
cindyannsmith
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Dec 27, 2018
“Lovely fountain”
Jul 24, 2018
“Roman fiuntain”
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

The fountain in Piazza Colonna is one of a group of sixteen built by Giacomo Della Porta. Like the other Roman fountains of its time, it was built to provide clean drinking water. The fountain is not spectacular but still lovely and original in its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Another piazza and another fountain yet each has a personality and individual personality. I could spend weeks just exploring piazzas and museums in Rome.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a rather unassuming fountain, located in Piazza Colonna, this fountain, built in 1570, is adjacent to Via del Corso, the basin is oval in shape with curved sides around which, within a band are numerous lions heads. On either end of the fountain...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

This fountain was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII and was erected in 1577. In 1830 he fountain was to be restored but was replaced by a smaller fountain featuring dolphins and lions heads. Pales in significance when compared to other fountains throughout the City.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Fontana In Piazza Colonna is a lovely fountain. It is another fountain, as some people might say, but each fountain has its own beauty. It's a 16th century construction and it is another celebration to water!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

In the same Piazza as the Colonna di Marco Aurelio and Palazzo’s Ferrajoli, Chigi and Wedekind, this little fountain is left out. Located in front of the column as viewed from Via del Corso, it is a very modest fountain compared to others in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

This is a lovely fountain with cute dolphins spouting water from their mouths, however the fountain was rather neglected when we visited and we could've easily missed it, had we not known it's suppose to be there.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed January 16, 2017

It is a nice fountain rather close to all the other tourist attractions in the area. It is not the nicest fountain but if you are walking past it is worth taking a quick look.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Not one of the most beautiful fountains in Rome,but worth a short stop.In the same square is an ancient column.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Pretty fountain, designed by architect Giacomo Della Porta in the late 1500’s. It is simple yet elegant, with an interesting octagonal basin. A small, elevated basin of a dark golden color stands in the center, and there are dolphins that spout water at each end....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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