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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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Piazza Barberini, 00187 Rome, Italy
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All reviews nice fountain sea god bernini fountain pope urban viii barberini family gian lorenzo bernini barberini metro station pretty fountain via veneto baroque style trevi spanish steps crowded square hot august day beautiful statue conch shells peter's square worth a stop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another beautiful fountain by Bernini, this one of Triton blowing a stream of water from a conch shell. This fountain is located on Piazza Barberini, walking distance from the Spanish Steps.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beauty of art in the middle of the busy street of the big city! It's a good luck to manage making a photo in the ever crowd

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Fontana del Tritone is situated in Piazza Barberini, accessible by metro - station Barberini. The fountain was built in travertine stone in 7th century by Bernini, under his patron - pope Urban VIII. The fountain is composed by a Triton sitting on four dolphins. If...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

This Bernini doesn't draw in crowds like other fountains, which is surprising. I loved it at night. It's a short walk from the spanish steps, so if you're in the area, worth the detour!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank giget8
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Pope Urban VIII commissioned this sculpture fountain in 1642. It depicts a half-man half-fish creation blowing a horn to calm the water. Very unique and interesting. The composition sits in a raised bowl. This is a duplicate attraction listing as "Fontane di Roma." I have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

If you do have time.... which most people don’t... you can stop by this metro station, come out from the left wing and you will see this statue.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We passed this lovely fountain on the way to the Trevi Fountain. It is beautiful but modest compared to others in Rome. There are some great shops, cafes etc in this area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alibali27
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This calming fountain with waters flowing is located in the center of Piazza Barberini which is a busy round a bout sort of thing with heavy traffic. The fountain was commissioned by Pope Urban VIII. It is entirely carved of travertine and has a basin...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rhonda4
Reviewed August 20, 2018

As we went to Barberini metro station, we walked past the piazza where the Fontana del Tritone is located. It was a very hot August day, so the clear blue of the fountain was very appealing (see uploaded photos) but we decided to be very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VoyagerAimerSourire
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The fontaine gives its name to the street and is a great reference point since the street goes down and the fontaine may be seen from relatively far away. It is located on the crossing of the beginning of Via Veneto with the streets around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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