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Obelisk in Piazza Navona

This Egyptian obelisk rises above Bernini Four Rivers Fountain in the centre of Piazza Navona. On... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Arising from the center of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, this 55-foot tall spire, cannot be missed in... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

This Egyptian obelisk rises above Bernini Four Rivers Fountain in the centre of Piazza Navona. On the top of the obelisk is a dove with an olive branch.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Arising from the center of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, this 55-foot tall spire, cannot be missed in the piazza. Atop this spire is a dove with an olive branch in its mouth. This Egyptian obelisk originated in the area of Aswan, which had no inscriptions,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Obelisco Agnonale is located in the Fountain of Four Rivers on Piazza Navona. The 16M high obelisk has been made during the rule of Emperor Domitian. Worth to have a look at the Egyptian obelisk during your travel to Piazza Navona.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

This obelisk is 16.5m high but when combined with the fountain, reaches a height of 30m to the top of the dove. It dates to the rule of Emperor Domitian and copies an Egyptian obelisk.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Obelisco Agonale is in the Piazza Navona, in the middle of one of the three fountains there, the Fountain of the Four Rivers, or Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi. The fountain itself is absolutely gorgeous, and so is the whole Piazza for that matter. The obelisk...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

In the middle of Piazza Fontana there is the Four Rivers Fountain, and in the middle of it there is the obelisk.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

The Piazza has three fountain and an Obelisk. A nice place for a short stop and to refresh from the usual tiring walking tour. Another attraction while in Rome. More obelisk and colonnade seen in the city.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

This obelisk arises from the center of the Fontana dei Fiumi in the Piazza Navona, located in the center of the Piazza. Great location for photos. There are benches located around the fountain so you can just sit and admire this great fountain.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

The one thing that you notice when you visit some of the great sites of Rome is the array of Obelisks that you come across and a visit to the wonderful square Piazza Navona is no exception. The obelisk here is incorporated into the amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

This obelisk is now part of the gorgeous Four Rivers fountain in the center of the beautiful Navona square. The obelisk dates back to the 1st century and has undergone quite a few changed during its 2,000 years lifespan.

Date of experience: April 2016
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