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Nov 25, 2016
“FOUNTAIN WITH A MISTAKE IS STILL LOVELY”
Aug 12, 2015
“Book Fountain!”
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Reviewed November 25, 2016

This fountain was created by architect Pietro Lombardi, (1894-1984) who won a competition in 1926 to install fountains into various quarters, (rione) of the city, they were all completed by 1927. Each fountain represents an historical element to the rione. La Fontana dei Libri is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank KTGP
Reviewed August 12, 2015

On our way to the Palazzo Madama, we passed this lovely fountain. The fountain was constructed in 1927 in travertine following the designs of Pietro Lombardi for the quarter of St. Eustachio, and it is for this reason that the district symbol of a deer's...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Fontana dei Libri (Fountain of the Books) is located in between Piazza Navona and Piazza della Rotonda (where the Pantheon is). The fountain is whimsical, featuring several giant books, said to be a reference to the University della Sapienza. In between the books is...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank SpanishStepsApt
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